Z-boson meaning

The neutral intermediate vector boson, which has a mass about 178,450 times that of an electron and mediates weak interactions in which the charges of participating particles do not change.
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An electrically neutral subatomic particle that mediates the weak nuclear force. The Z boson has a mass 182,000 times that of the electron. Unlike the other weak force mediator (the W boson), it does not change particles it interacts with into other types of particles. Like the photon , the Z boson is its own antiparticle.
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Alternative form of Z-boson.
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(physics) A fundamental particle, a gauge boson, that, together with the W-boson, mediates the weak nuclear force; it has a charge of 0
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