the interaction between gluons and between gluons and quarks that is responsible for the strong force.
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Origin of strong interaction
First recorded in 1945–50
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physics an interaction between elementary particles responsible for the forces between nucleons in the nucleus. It operates at distances less than about 10 –15 metres, and is about a hundred times more powerful than the electromagnetic interactionAlso called: strong nuclear interaction, strong nuclear force See interaction (def. 2)
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