photon-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: a quantum of electromagnetic radiation with zero rest mass

Commentary: PHOTON[+quantum][+particle][+wave][+radiation][+electromagnetic][+0_rest_mass]

Higher frequency photons carry more energy than lower frequency ones.
Let's go to the beach and soak up some photons!
The wave-particle duality of light was a major discovery of the 20th century.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1