positronic etymology

English word positronic comes from English -ic, English positron

Detailed word origin of positronic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
positron English (eng) (particle) The antimatter equivalent of an electron, having the same mass but a positive charge.
positronic English (eng) (science fiction) Of or pertaining to a supposed analogue of electronics using positrons. Of or pertaining to positrons.

Words with the same origin as positronic

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