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T Tweet Definition of T Like Definition of T on Facebook
noun
  1. The twentieth letter of the Appendix:Roman script, English alphabet, preceded by S and followed by U.
abbreviation
  1. (ratings) teen
  2. (finance) taxable
  3. Tuesday
  4. (stock symbol) AT&T
tachyon Tweet Definition of tachyon Like Definition of tachyon on Facebook
noun
  1. (particles) A hypothetical particle that travels faster than the speed of light.
tau Tweet Definition of tau Like Definition of tau on Facebook
noun
  1. The name of the letter T in the Greek, Hebrew and ancient Semitic alphabets, being the nineteenth letter of the Classical Greek, Classical and Modern Greek, the twentieth letter of Old Greek, Old and Ancient Greek, Ancient Greek.
    • Letter of the Greek alphabet: '''Τ τ
    • Previous: sigma, Σ
    • Next: upsilon, Υ
      1. A (polytonic, Τ)-shaped sign or structure; a St. Anthony's cross, sometimes considered as a sacred symbol.
    • 1658: Nor shall we take in the mysticall Tau, or the Crosse of our blessed Saviour, which having in some descriptions an Empedon or crossing foot-stay, made not one single transversion. " Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 168)
      1. (context, particles, dated) A tau meson, now usually known as a kaon.
      2. (particles) An unstable heavy lepton, which decays into a muon or electron.
tau neutrino Tweet Definition of tau neutrino Like Definition of tau neutrino on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, neutrino)
  1. (particles) an elementary particle, a lepton, having a mass 60 times that of the electron and no charge
tauon Tweet Definition of tauon Like Definition of tauon on Facebook
noun
  1. (particles) An elementary particle, a lepton, having a mass almost twice that of a proton and a negative charge.
thermal Tweet Definition of thermal Like Definition of thermal on Facebook
noun (plural:thermals)
  1. A rise, rising column of air.
adjective
  1. pertaining to heat or temperature.
  2. (of fabric) providing efficient insulation so as to keep the body warm.
thermic Tweet Definition of thermic Like Definition of thermic on Facebook
adjective
  1. of, related to, or associated with heat; thermal
thermion Tweet Definition of thermion Like Definition of thermion on Facebook
noun
  1. (physics) An electrically charged particle, either an electron or an ion, emitted by a conducting material at high temperatures
thermocouple Tweet Definition of thermocouple Like Definition of thermocouple on Facebook
noun
  1. (physics) A transducer consisting of two different metals welded together at each end; a voltage is produced that is proportional to the difference in temperature between the two junctions (one of which is normally held at a known temperature)
thermoluminescence Tweet Definition of thermoluminescence Like Definition of thermoluminescence on Facebook
nounthermoluminescent
  1. (physics) the release of previously absorbed radiation upon being heated
thermomagnetic Tweet Definition of thermomagnetic Like Definition of thermomagnetic on Facebook
adjective
  1. (physics) Of or pertaining to any of several phenomena occurring when an electrical conductor or semiconductor is placed in a temperature gradient and a magnetic field
thermonuclear Tweet Definition of thermonuclear Like Definition of thermonuclear on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of, or relating to the fusion of atomic nuclei at high temperatures
  2. Of, or relating to the use of atomic weapons based on such fusion, especially as distinguished from those based on fission
third dimension Tweet Definition of third dimension Like Definition of third dimension on Facebook
noun
  1. the quality, of depth or thickness, that differentiates a solid object from a two-dimensional image of it
thought experiment Tweet Definition of thought experiment Like Definition of thought experiment on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, physics, philosophy) an attempt to solve a problem using the power of human imagination
time reversal Tweet Definition of time reversal Like Definition of time reversal on Facebook
noun
  1. (mathematics) an operation that transforms a physical system undergoing a sequence of events into one in which the events take place in the reverse sequence
  2. (physics) T-symmetry
top quark Tweet Definition of top quark Like Definition of top quark on Facebook
noun
  1. (particles) A quark having a fractional electric charge of +2/3 and a mass about 178,000 MeV?. Symbol: t
triple point Tweet Definition of triple point Like Definition of triple point on Facebook
noun
  1. (physics) The unique temperature and pressure at which the solid, liquid and gas phases of a substance are all in equilibrium
Triton Tweet Definition of Triton Like Definition of Triton on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) a god of the sea, son of Poseidon
  2. (astronomy) the seventh moon of Neptune
truth quark Tweet Definition of truth quark Like Definition of truth quark on Facebook
noun
  1. (particles) original name for the top quark

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