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Meaning of QUARK

Pronunciation:  kwurk

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3

QUARK is a 5 letter word that starts with Q.


 See Also: beauty quark, bottom quark, charm quark, down quark, elementary particle, fundamental particle, hadron, squark, strange quark, subatomic particle, top quark, truth quark, up quark



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: An elementary subatomic particle that composes a hadron. There are several "flavors" of quarks:
  • Up (found in normal matter)
  • Down (also found in normal matter)
  • Charm or Charmed
  • Bottom or Beauty
  • Top or Truth