quark

[ UK /kwˈɑːk/ ]
[ US /ˈkwɑɹk/ ]
NOUN
  1. fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
  2. (physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3
    quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally
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How To Use quark In A Sentence

  • So there must be a red quark, a blue quark and a green quark.
  • The only way to make it last is to turn it into cheese, yoghurt or quark.
  • The strong force is the one that is dominant in the atomic nucleus, acting between the quarks inside the proton and the neutron.
  • The scalar superpartners of quarks and electrons are called squarks and selectrons.
  • I finally understood the slowly growing heat rise in the lake — it was energy leakage from whatever that mascon really was, some very exotic bloc of matter, a giant quark, something. The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection
  • Also, neutrons and protons are made up of tinier particles called quarks.
  • However, we find it difficult to describe the way that quarks and gluons bind together to form hadrons.
  • The term hadron refers to particles composed of quarks. WN.com - Articles related to Changi Airport Cargo Growth Slows
  • Strictly speaking, the term elementary as applied to most of the particles in the nucleus is inaccurate, for scientists now believe that all the particles except electrons are made of still more elementary particles called quarks. elementary particles
  • Fortunately, actual working scientists rarely bother with such niceties - so they proceed to search for Neptune, quarks and so on.
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