Neutrino vs Neutrinophilic - What's the difference?

neutrino | neutrinophilic |

As a noun neutrino

is neutrino.

As an adjective neutrinophilic is

(physics) having an affinity with neutrinos.



(en noun)
  • An elementary particle that is classified as a lepton, and has an extremely small but nonzero mass and no electric charge. It interacts with the surroundings only via the weak force or gravitation, making it very difficult to detect.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 22 , author=Nick Collins , title=Speed of light 'broken' by scientists , work=Daily Telegraph citation , page= , passage=But researchers at the CERN lab near Geneva claim they have recorded neutrinos , a type of tiny particle, travelling faster than the barrier of 186,282 miles (299,792 kilometres) per second.}}




    (en adjective)
  • (physics) Having an affinity with neutrinos