proton
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɹəʊ.tɒn/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɹoʊ.tɑn/
Noun

proton (plural protons)

  1. (particle) A positively charged subatomic particle forming part of the nucleus of an atom and determining the atomic number of an element, composed of two up quarks and a down quark.
Synonyms
  • p (symbolic)
Translations


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