TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

SHORTRANGE ATTRACTIVE FORCE [1 record]

Record 1 - external organization data 2005-07-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atomic Physics
  • Compartment - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
CONT

In a sense, the neutron "glues" the protons together. Excess neutrons permit the short-range attractive force between adjacent nucleons to overcome the long-range repulsive electric forces among the protons.

Key term(s)
  • shortrange attractive force
  • short range attractive force

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique atomique
  • Tiroir - Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire
CONT

À cause de la présence de neutrons, la force attractive à courte portée entre nucléons voisins excède la force électrique répulsive à longue portée entre les protons.

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: