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proton

pro·ton

proton

 
pronunciation:
pro tan
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tiny particle in the nucleus of an atom. A proton has a positive electrical charge.
derivation: protonic (adj.)
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  element, physics
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The word proton contains the following part:
proto, prot Greek root that means first, original, primitive
synonyms:
prim, princ, arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy