Definition of Tachyon

1. Noun. (particles) A hypothetical particle that travels faster than the speed of light. ¹



2. Noun. (physics) A flaw in a physical theory that predicts the existence of tachyons or similar paradoxical results. Compare with ghost. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tachyon

1. a theoretical subatomic particle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tachyon

tachyhydrite
tachyhydrites
tachykinesia
tachykinin
tachykinins
tachylalia
tachylite
tachylites
tachylogia
tachylyte
tachylytes
tachymeter
tachymeters
tachymetre
tachymetres
tachyon (current term)
tachyonic
tachyons
tachypacing
tachyphagia
tachyphasia
tachyphemia
tachyphemic
tachyphrasia
tachyphrenia
tachyphylaxes
tachyphylaxis
tachypnea
tachypnoea
tachyrhythmia

Literary usage of Tachyon

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"Brigadier Innés, in his report on an with the Burmese at tachyon. 8 JuK expressed himself ' much indebted t tenant Huthwaite. who. though labouring under ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1858)
"... Leontodon Taraxacum, Iberis sempervirens, Tussilago fragrans, Tussilago alba, Vinca major, Vinca minor, Aponogeton dis- tachyon ..."

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