Neutron in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Neutron

a particle in a nucleus, made of quarks, that lacks an electric charge and has a mass comparable to the mass of a proton

Examples of Neutron in a sentence

Unlike a proton which has a positive charge, a neutron doesn’t have any charge. 🔊

A neutron and proton are comparable in mass, and together, they compose the nucleus of an atom. 🔊

While an electron carries a negative electrical charge, a neutron is neutral. 🔊

The hydrogen atom is the only atom that doesn’t contain an uncharged particle known as a neutron.  🔊

The difference between the mass of a proton and neutron is only fractional.  🔊

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