/ˈaɪsətoʊn/ (say 'uysuhtohn)

one of two or more atoms whose nuclei contain the same number of neutrons although they have different atomic numbers.
{French, adaptation of isotope, replacing the p (the first letter of proton) with n (for neutron)}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • isotone — ● isotone adjectif (grec isotonos) Se dit des stimuli de couleurs qui ont même longueur d onde dominante. Se dit des nucléides qui possèdent le même nombre de neutrons, mais un nombre différent de protons. isotone [izoton; izɔtɔn] adj. ÉTYM. 1934 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • isotone — [ī′sə tōn΄] n. [ ISO + TONE] any atom with the same number of neutrons as another atom but a different atomic number …   English World dictionary

  • isotone — izotonas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. isotone vok. Isoton, n rus. изотон, m pranc. isotone, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Isotone — This article is about a concept in nuclear physics. For biochemistry see isotonic. For the mathematical meaning, see monotone. Two nuclides are isotones if they have the same number N of neutrons. For example, Boron 12 and Carbon 13 both have 7… …   Wikipedia

  • Isotone — Die Nuklide zweier unterschiedlicher chemischer Elemente (damit auch von unterschiedlicher Kernladungszahl) werden Isotone genannt, wenn ihre Atomkerne die gleiche Anzahl von Neutronen haben. Das Wort Isoton ist ein Kunstwort, das von Isotop… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isotone — Iso|to|ne 〈Pl.〉 Atomkerne, die die gleiche Anzahl von Neutronen bei verschiedener Protonenzahl besitzen * * * Isotone   [zu griechisch tónos »das Spannen«, »Anspannung«], Singular Isoton das, s, Atomkerne mit gleicher Neutronenzahl N, aber… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Isotone — Sommaire 1 Définition 2 Exemple 3 Voir aussi 4 Ne pas confondre avec Définition Se dit d atomes (ou d éléments) possédant un nombr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • isotone — См. isosyntagme …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • isotone — /uy seuh tohn /, n. Physics. one of two or more atoms having an equal number of neutrons but different atomic numbers. [1930 35; ISO + TONE] * * * ▪ chemistry       any of two or more species of atoms or nuclei that have the same number of… …   Universalium

  • isotone — noun either of a number of nuclides of different elements that have the same number of neutrons See Also: isotonic …   Wiktionary

  • isotone — One of several nuclides having the same number of neutrons in their nuclei; e.g., K and Ca with 20 each, Fe and Ni with 30 each. [iso + G. tonos, stretching, tension] * * * iso·tone ī sə .tōn n one of two or more nuclides having the same number… …   Medical dictionary

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