noun. ['ˈhæˌdrɔn'] any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles.
- fundamental particle
- elementary particle
- ἁδρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word hadron
1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, take the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle; scientists predicted it existed long before they discovered it, but they had no way to measure it until 2012 at CERN's hadron collider in Switzerland.