Adjective "Tau" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Tau


    Definition:

    1. the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet (T, τ).

    2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.

    3. tav.

    4. Also, tauon[tou-on]/ˈtaʊ ɒn/. Physics. tau lepton.

    5. Also called tau protein. Biochemistry. a protein that is an important component of nerve cells, helping to maintain their function and structure: in the brain, distortions in the protein’s molecular shape is associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

    Examples:

    "neutrinos can be tau."