Xi-baryon Definition

zī, sī, ksē
noun
Either of two baryons that contain two strange quarks and have a neutral or negative charge, masses of 2,573 and 2,586 times that of the electron, and mean lifetimes of 2.9 × 10−10 and 1.6 × 10−10 second, respectively.
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Singular:
xi-baryon
Plural:
xi-baryons

Origin of Xi-baryon

  • Named after the Greek letter.

    From Wiktionary

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