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[mass noun] The conversion of a radiation quantum into an electron and a positron.
- ‘The fact that pair production always results in equal numbers of particles and antiparticles poses a cosmological question: why is antimatter so rare?’
- ‘Several experimental arrangements have been used to study pair production in targets using the photons emitted by radioactive sources.’
- ‘Pair production is an important photon interaction process at high energies.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.