neutron-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: subatomic particle in the nucleus of an atom, carrying no charge

Commentary: NEUTRON[+substance][+particle][+subatomic][-charge][+in_nucleus][+of_atom]

There are six neutrons and six protons in an atom of carbon.
Neutrons are split in particle accelerators to produce other high energy particles.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1