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plural lepta (-te)
A unit of currency in Greece.
[Modern Greek, from Greek,
small coin, from neuter of leptos, fine, small. LEPTO-.]
Any of a family of elementary
particles that participate in the weak interaction, including the electron,
and their associated neutrinos.
[LEPTO- + -ON1.]
- lepton´ic (-tòn´îk)
sample: - from film _Little Man Tate_
starring Jodie Foster
"What did you just call me?"
"What the hell is that?
"You wouldn't understand."
"Wow, wait a minute, speak slowly then!
"Ok. A lepton is a z particle."
"Do you know what protons and electrons
are? Those teeny tiny things that atoms are made of? Well leptons are even
604 release _Lepton Head Pt. II/Tri Kay_ 12"