Definition of “neutron” - English Dictionary

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“neutron” in British English

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neutronnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnjuː.trɒn/ us /ˈnuː.trɑːn/

a part of an atom that has no electrical charge

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

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neutronnoun [ C ]

us /ˈnuˌtrɑn/

physics, chemistry the part of an atom that has no electrical charge and is part of the atom's nucleus (= central part)

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