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neutron

 [noo´tron]
an electrically neutral or uncharged particle of matter existing along with protons in the atoms of all elements except the mass 1 isotope of hydrogen.

neu·tron (n),

(nū'tron),
An electrically neutral particle in the nuclei of all atoms (except hydrogen-1) with a mass slightly greater than that of a proton; in isolation, has a half-life of about 10.3 minutes.
[L. neuter, neither]

neutron

/neu·tron/ (noo´tron) an electrically neutral or uncharged particle of matter existing along with protons in the nucleus of atoms of all elements except the mass 1 isotope of hydrogen. Symbol n.

neutron

[n(y)o̅o̅′tron]
Etymology: L, neuter, neither; Gk, elektron, amber
(in physics) an elementary particle that is a constituent of the nuclei of all elements except the isotopic form of hydrogen 1H. It has no electric charge and has approximately the same mass as a proton. Compare electron, proton. See also atom.

neutron

As defined in magnetic resonance, a neutron is an uncharged neutral particle located in the nucleus of an atom which serves as a stabiliser.

neu·tron

(nū'tron)
An electrically neutral particle in the nuclei of all atoms (except hydrogen-1) with a mass slightly larger than that of a proton; in isolation, it breaks down to a proton and an electron with a half-life of about 10.3 minutes.
[L. neuter, neither]

neutron (nōōˑ·trn),

n the neutral subatomic particle located within the nucleus of an atom. Its mass is equivalent to that of a proton.

neu·tron

(nū'tron)
An electrically neutral particle in the nuclei of all atoms (except hydrogen-1) with a mass slightly larger than that of a proton; in isolation, it breaks down to a proton and an electron with a half-life of about 10.3 minutes.
[L. neuter, neither]

neutron (noo´tron),

n an elementary particle with approximately the mass of a hydrogen atom but without any electrical charge; one of the constituents of the atomic nucleus.
neutron activation analysis,
n an activation analysis in which the specimen is bombarded with neutrons. Identification is made by measuring the resulting radioisotopes.
neutron ray,

neutron

an electrically neutral or uncharged particle of matter existing along with protons in the atoms of all elements except the mass 1 isotope of hydrogen.