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mass decrement

 
   
The difference between the rest mass of a decaying particle and the sum of the rest masses of its decay products. It is thus equivalent (by the Einstein mass-energy relation) to the transfer of energy from mass energy to kinetic energy in such a process. Compare mass defect.  

 

 

 
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