Definition of Leptons

1. Noun. (plural of lepton) ¹

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Definition of Leptons

1. lepton [n] - See also: lepton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptons

leptomeningeal fibrosis
leptomeninges
leptomeningitides
leptomeningitis
leptomere
leptomes
leptomonad
leptomycin
lepton
lepton number
leptonema
leptonemas
leptonic
leptonically
leptonless
leptons (current term)
leptophilic
leptophobic
leptophonia
leptophonic
leptophos
leptophoses
leptopodia
leptoproduction
leptoprosopia
leptoprosopic
leptoquark
leptoquarks
leptorhine
leptorrhine

Literary usage of Leptons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. First Workshop on Grand Unification: New England Center, University of New by Paul H. Frampton, Sheldon L. Glashow, Asim Yildiz (1980)
"The quarks and leptons are in the simplest case composites of one flavon, ... and leptons of three families (and possibly others yet to be discovered). ..."

2. Revealing the Hidden Nature of Space And Time: Charting the Course for by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"The picture that is emerging is reminiscent of the pattern for quarks in the weak interaction, but the effect is much more dramatic for the leptons because ..."

3. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"Their respective antiparticles are known as anti leptons (although the ... leptons also exist in six flavors: Note that the neutrino masses are known to be ..."

4. International Partnerships in Large Science Projects by Joanne Sedor (1998)
"The remaining quarks and leptons are not found in ordinary matter and can only be ... The forces that operate among quarks and leptons are mediated by ..."

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