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Bosnia
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Boson definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BO'SON, n. A boatswain; a popular, but corrupt pronunciation.
The merry bosom.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Satyendranath Bose died 1974 Indian physicist + English 2-on Date: 1947 a particle (as a photon or meson) whose spin is zero or an integral number compare fermion bosonic adjective

Britannica Concise

Subatomic particle with integral spin that is governed by Bose-Einstein statistics. Bosons include mesons, nuclei of even mass number, and the particles required to embody the fields of quantum field theory. Unlike fermions, there is no limit to the number of bosons that can occupy the same quantum state, a behavior that gives rise to the superfluidity of helium-4.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Physics any of several elementary particles obeying the relations stated by Bose and Einstein, with a zero or integral spin, e.g. photons (cf. FERMION). Etymology: S. N. Bose, Ind. physicist d. 1974

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Boson Bo"son (b[=o]"s'n), n. See Boatswain. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Hitchcock Bible Dictionary

taking away



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