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noun Physics.

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Origin of s quark

First recorded in 1975–80
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  • Hannah gave a little "squark" when she felt the girl's cold fingers.

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British Dictionary definitions for s quark

squark
/ (skwɑːk) /

noun

a hypothetical boson partner of a quark, the existence of which is implied by supersymmetry

Word Origin for squark

C20: from s (uper-) + quark 1
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