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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unit of the magnetic moment of a molecular, atomic, or subatomic particle, especially:
  • n. The Bohr magneton, calculated using the mass and charge of the electron.
  • n. The nuclear magneton, calculated using the mass of the nucleon.

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  • n. any of several units of magnetic moment of an atom, molecule or subatomic particle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A unit of magnetic moment for a subatomic particle, atom, or molecule.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of magnetic moment of a molecular or atomic or subatomic particle

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Examples

  • The magneton is feathered to give the ice more time to thermalize its vibrational energy.

    Quantum Hyperion

  • Storing patterns in a transport buffer is extremely risky; a loss of power, physical damage to the transporter system, or such phenomena as ion storms or magneton pulses can all compromise the integrity of a quantum-level signal.

    The Starfleet Survival Guide

  • But ideas give birth to new ideas, and it was, as I understand, in this way that you hit upon the excellent notion of eliminating the difficult absolute determination of the magnetic field by a direct measurement of the neutron moment in units of the proton cycle (the nuclear magneton).

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1952 - Presentation Speech

  • It was suggested by the American physicist Breit that the reason for this could be that the magnetic moment of the electron is somewhat different from the value assumed until then which is called a Bohr magneton.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1955 - Presentation Speech

  • Starting from this idea Kusch made a series of very careful investigations and found in 1947 that the magnetic moment of the electron is larger than the Bohr magneton by about one part in a thousand.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1955 - Presentation Speech

  • Moreover, the experiment rendered it possible to estimate the magnetic factors of the electron, which proved to be in close accord with the universal magnetic unit, the so-called "Bohr's magneton".

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1943 and 1944 - Presentation Speech

  • It resolves itself into equally-charged electrons; we have also now the magneton, or atom of magnetism.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf

  • How to Get More Than One Master Ball (Requires Another Game) to get probopass you just level up nosepass at mt. coronet and to get magnezone you just train magneton at mt. coronet.

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  • For this reason the defrost cycle on microwave ovens is a lower setting, turning on and off the magneton so the fields in the cavity don’t feedback too much.

    Quantum Hyperion

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