neutron Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “neutron” in the English Dictionary

"neutron" in British English

See all translations

neutronnoun [C]

uk   /ˈnjuː.trɒn/  us   /ˈnuː.trɑːn/
a ​part of an ​atom that has no ​electricalcharge
(Definition of neutron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"neutron" in American English

See all translations

neutronnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnuˌtrɑn/
physics, chemistry the ​part of an ​atom that has no ​electricalcharge and is ​part of the atom's ​nucleus (= ​centralpart)
(Definition of neutron from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “neutron”
in Spanish neutrón…
in Vietnamese nơ trôn…
in Malaysian neutron…
in Thai อนุภาคของนิวเคลียส…
in French neutron…
in German das Neutron…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中子…
in Turkish nötron, atomun elektrik taşımayan parçası…
in Russian нейтрон…
in Indonesian neutron…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中子…
in Polish neutron…
What is the pronunciation of neutron?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “neutron”

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More