antiquark

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

noun Physics.

the antiparticle of a quark.

Nearby words

  1. antipyretic,
  2. antipyrine,
  3. antipyrotic,
  4. antiq.,
  5. antiquarian,
  6. antiquary,
  7. antiquate,
  8. antiquated,
  9. antiquation,
  10. 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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