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ANTIPARTICLE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does antiparticle mean? 

ANTIPARTICLE (noun)
  The noun ANTIPARTICLE has 1 sense:

1. a particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties; interaction of a particle and its antiparticle results in annihilation and the production of radiant energy

  Familiarity information: ANTIPARTICLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIPARTICLE (noun)


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Meaning:

A particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties; interaction of a particle and its antiparticle results in annihilation and the production of radiant energy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("antiparticle" is a kind of...):

elementary particle; fundamental particle ((physics) a particle that is less complex than an atom; regarded as constituents of all matter)

Holonyms ("antiparticle" is a substance of...):

antimatter (matter consisting of elementary particles that are the antiparticles of those making up normal matter)


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