Intermediate-vector-boson meaning

Any of three massive gauge bosons (the two charged W bosons and the neutral Z boson) that have one unit of spin and mediate weak interactions.
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Either of two subatomic particles, the W boson or the Z boson, that mediate the weak nuclear force.
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(physics) Any of the three fundamental particles (the two W-bosons and the Z-boson) that transmit the weak nuclear force and have a mass about 100 times that of a proton.
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