Translation of neutron in Spanish:

neutron

neutrón, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈn(j)utrɑn//ˈnjuːtrɒn/

noun

  • 1

    neutrón masculine
    • An alpha particle consists of two protons and two neutrons; it is the nucleus of a helium atom.
    • The mass number gives you the total number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of that element.
    • Even the protons and neutrons in the atomic nucleus are believed to made of even smaller particles called quarks.
    • If conditions are right, protons and electrons then fuse into neutrons, creating a neutron star.
    • The result would be a star made entirely of neutrons, and these could be packed together as closely as the protons and neutrons in an atomic nucleus.