pion etymology

English word pion comes from English -on, English pi

Detailed word origin of pion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-on English (eng) (biology, genetics) Forming names of things considered as basic or fundamental units, such as codon or recon.. (chemistry) Forming names of noble gases and certain nonmetal elements (such as boron or silicon).. (physics, maths, and, biology) Forming nouns denoting subatomic particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular units (codon), or substances (interferon).
pi English (eng) (metal typesetting) To spill or mix printing type. Also, "to pie". (typography) Not part of the usual font character set; especially, non-Roman type or symbols as opposed to standard alphanumeric Roman type. (mathematics) An irrational and transcendental constant representing the ratio of the circumference of a Euclidean circle to its diameter; approximately [...]
pion English (eng) (particle) Any of three semistable mesons, having positive, negative or neutral charge, composed of up and down quarks/antiquarks.

Words with the same origin as pion

Descendants of -on
Bohr magneton antineoplaston baryon baryonless boron boson caron encephalon energon interferon klepton leptoproduction multiexon neutron neutronic nylon photon photonic polaron psychon renormalon tachyon texton trion
Descendants of pi
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