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“elementary particle” in British English

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elementary particlenoun [ C ]

uk /el.ɪˌmen.tər.i ˈpɑː.tɪ.kəl/ us /el.ɪˌmen.t̬ɚ.i ˈpɑːr.t̬ə.kəl/ specialized

one of the most simple parts of all matter, such as an electron, a proton or a neutron

(Definition of “elementary particle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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