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quark

noun [C] uk   /kwɑːk/  us   /kwɑːrk/

quark noun [C] (PHYSICS)

specialized physics one of the most basic forms of matter that make up the heavier elementary particles: Atoms are made up of smaller particles - protons, neutrons and electrons - some of which are made up of even smaller ones, called quarks.

quark noun [C] (FOOD)

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in Chinese (Simplified) 夸克…
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