the amount by which the mass of an atomic nucleus differs from the sum of the masses of its constituent particles, being the mass equivalent of the energy released in the formation of the nucleus.
(physics) the amount by which the mass of a particular nucleus is less than the total mass of its constituent particles See also binding energy
[ma-sey or, esp. British, mas-ee] /mæˈseɪ or, esp. British, ˈmæs i/ noun, Billiards. 1. a stroke made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held almost or quite perpendicular to the table. /ˈmæsɪ/ noun 1. (billiards) a stroke made by hitting the cue ball off centre with the cue held nearly vertically, esp so […]
[mas] /mæs/ noun 1. a body of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size: a mass of dough. 2. a collection of incoherent particles, parts, or objects regarded as forming one body: a mass of sand. Synonyms: assemblage, heap, congeries. 3. aggregate; whole (usually preceded by in the): People, in the […]
- Massed practice
noun 1. (psychol) learning with no intervals or short intervals between successive bouts of learning Compare distributed practice
noun 1. mass and energy considered as equivalent and interconvertible, according to the theory of relativity