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kaon

[′kā‚än]
(particle physics)
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3) This marks the discovery of violation of CP symmetry in neutral K-meson decay processes.
Three particle types - K-mesons and two types of B-mesons had been caught in the act before.
They realised that "strange" particles, known as K-mesons, did not exactly copy the behaviour of their anti-matter counterparts.