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antiquark

[ an-tee-kwawrk, -kwahrk, an-tahy- ]
/ ˈæn tiˌkwɔrk, -ˌkwɑrk, ˈæn taɪ- /

noun Physics.

the antiparticle of a quark.

Nearby words

antipyretic, antipyrine, antipyrotic, antiq., antiquarian, antiquark, antiquary, antiquate, antiquated, antiquation, antique

Origin of antiquark

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British Dictionary definitions for antiquark

antiquark

/ (ˈæntɪkwɑːk) /

noun

the antiparticle of a quark
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Science definitions for antiquark

antiquark

[ ăntē-kwôrk′, ăn′tī- ]

The antiparticle that corresponds to a quark.
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