Preon Definition

noun

(physics) A hypothetical point-like particle, supposed to be a subcomponent of quarks and leptons.

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Other Word Forms of Preon

Noun

Singular:
preon
Plural:
preons

Origin of Preon

  • Coined in 1974 by Jogesh Pati and Abdus Salam.

    From Wiktionary

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