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English definition of “subatomic particle”

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subatomic particle

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
an extremely small piece of matter that is smaller than an atom or found inside an atom, such as a proton, neutron, or electron
Translations of “subatomic particle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 次原子粒子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 亚原子粒子…
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