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Definitions of Protons

  1. Stable elementary particles having the smallest known positive charge, found in the nuclei of all elements. The proton mass is less than that of a neutron. A proton is the nucleus of the light hydrogen atom, i. e., the hydrogen ion.
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Usage examples for Protons

  1. There is a difference in the atoms or their protons the liberation of an electron from each atom- matter actually transformed into energy; theoretical, what I have read. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  2. That there are twenty- nine more protons in the nucleus than there are electrons. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  3. They controlled the forces of the atom, at least to the extent of ability to freeze protons and probably they could do many more stunts in that line. – The Giants From Outer Space by Geoff St. Reynard
  4. 5. Radiofrequency cycle for accelerating protons – LRL Accelerators The 184-Inch Synchrocyclotron by Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
  5. And electrons- they go with protons but they won't associate with each other. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  6. You remember that in an atom there are always just as many protons as electrons. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  7. Now we know something about the names of the important kinds of atoms and can take up again the question of how they are formed by protons and electrons. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  8. These games differ in the number of electrons and protons who play and in the way they arrange themselves. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  9. Its conception embraced nothing but electrons, protons and molecules, and still was struggling desperately for some shred of evidence that thoughts, will power and consciousness of self were nothing but chemical reactions. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan
  10. Now we know that the mass of protons and electrons will attract other protons and electrons, and hold them near- as in a stone, or in a solar system. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  11. That wall of matter is made of a double layer of protons lying one against the other. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  12. Protons don't like to associate with other protons but take quite keenly to electrons. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  13. Whenever there is a group of protons and electrons playing together we have what we call an " atom." – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills

Rhymes for Protons

  • photons;