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s quark

noun Physics.
  1. strange quark.
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Origin of s quark

First recorded in 1975–80
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Historical Examples

  • Hannah gave a little "squark" when she felt the girl's cold fingers.

    Madame Flirt

    Charles E. Pearce

British Dictionary definitions for squark


  1. a hypothetical boson partner of a quark, the existence of which is implied by supersymmetry
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Word Origin

C20: from s (uper-) + quark 1
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