Definition of Hyperon

1. Noun. Any baryon that is not a nucleon; unstable particle with mass greater than a neutron.

Generic synonyms: Baryon, Heavy Particle
Specialized synonyms: Lambda Hyperon, Lambda Particle



Definition of Hyperon

1. Noun. (physics) Any baryon with a non-zero strangeness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyperon

1. an atomic particle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperon

hypernomic
hypernova
hypernovae
hypernovas
hypernuclear
hypernuclei
hypernucleus
hypernutrition
hypernym
hypernymic
hypernymous
hypernyms
hypernymy
hyperoartia
hyperoctahedral
hyperon (current term)
hyperoncotic
hyperonic
hyperons
hyperonychia
hyperonym
hyperonyms
hyperonymy
hyperoodon
hyperoodons
hyperope
hyperoperation
hyperoperations
hyperoperator
hyperoperators

Literary usage of Hyperon

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1. Physics of More Than 11 Years of COSY-11 by Przerwa, Joanna, Grzonka, Dieter, Klaja, Pawel, Moskal, Pawel, Oelert, Walter (2007)
"These measurements continue systematic hyperon production studies via the pp —> pK + A/S® reactions where a strong decrease of the cross section ratio ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"The Proton Area has a charged hadron beam (<300 GeV), a charged hyperon or neutron beam, and an electron beam that provides tagged photons. ..."

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