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leptonnoun [ C ]

/ˈlep.tɒn/ /ˈlep.tɑːn/ specialized

any very small piece of matter that is influenced by the weak force. electrons, muons, and neutrinos are all leptons.

(Definition of “lepton” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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leptonnoun [ C ]

/ˈlep·tɑn/

physics any very small piece of matter that is influenced by the weak force. electrons, muons, and neutrinos are all leptons.

(Definition of “lepton” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)