tau is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

tau Scrabble score: 3

Meaning of tau

  • unstable lepton with a mass approximately 3500 times that of the electron. Symbol: T
  • protein that binds to and regulates the assembly and stability of neuronal microtubules and that is found in an abnormal form as the major component of neurofibrillary tangles
  • the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • short-lived elementary particle of the lepton family that exists in positive and negative charge states and has a mass about 3500 times greater than an electron called also tau particle
  • the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet see alphabet table