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Then the fission neutrons may travel right through it and escape from it before they happen to hit another nucleus. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)The fusion reaction triggered by the lasers within the tiny pellet of deuterium and tritium emits trillions of stray neutrons. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: neutron NOUN
A neutron is an atomic particle that has no electrical charge.
Each atomic cluster is made up of neutrons and protons.
Definition of neutron from the Collins English Dictionary
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