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 for neutron
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal
           to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "neutron":
     K-meson, Kern, NMR, alpha particle, antibaryon, antilepton,
     antimeson, atomic nucleus, atomic particle, baryon, beta particle,
     electron, elementary particle, graviton, lepton, meson, mesotron,
     nuclear force, nuclear magnetic resonance, nuclear particle,
     nuclear resonance, nucleon, nucleosynthesis, nucleus, photon, pion,
     proton, quark, strangeness, strong interaction, triton,
     valence electron

From The Elements (07Nov00) :

  Weight: 1.6749286*10^-27kg
  A neutral hadron that is stable in the atomic nucleus but decays into a
  protron, an electron and an antineutrino with a mean life of 12 minutes
  outside the nucleus. Neutrons exist in all atomic nuclei except normal
  hydrogen. Reported in 1932 by James Chadwick.

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