polaron etymology

English word polaron comes from English polar, English -on

Detailed word origin of polaron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
polar English (eng) (chemistry) Having a dipole; ionic.. (linguistics, of a question) Having but two possible answers, yes and no.. (mathematics) Of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and an angle.. (space sciences) Of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles.. Of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or [...]
-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).
polaron English (eng) (physics) The object that results when an electron (or hole) in the conduction band of a crystalline insulator or semiconductor polarizes the lattice in its vicinity.

Words with the same origin as polaron

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