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"proton" in British English

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protonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.tɒn/  us   /ˈproʊ.t̬ɑːn/
a ​type of ​elementaryparticle (= a very ​smallpiece of ​matter) with a ​positiveelectricalcharge that is ​found in the nucleus of all ​atoms
(Definition of proton from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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protonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈproʊ·tɑn/
physics, chemistry the ​part of an ​atom that has a ​positiveelectricalcharge and is ​part of the atom's ​nucleus (= ​centralpart)
(Definition of proton from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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