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photon

noun [C]  /ˈfoʊ·tɑn/
physics a very small piece of matter that is the basic unit of electromagnetic energy, and that travels in waves and carries light and other forms of radiation
Translations of “photon”
in Vietnamese phôton…
in Spanish Fotón…
in Thai โฟตอน…
in Malaysian foton…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光子,光量子…
in Indonesian foton…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光子,光量子…
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