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quarknoun [C]

 us   /kwɑrk, kwɔrk/
physics one of the most ​basicforms of ​matter that make up ​atoms
(Definition of quark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"quark" in British English

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quarknoun [C]

uk   /kwɑːk/  us   /kwɑːrk/
  • quark noun [C] (PHYSICS)

specialized physics one of the most ​basicforms of ​matter that make up the ​heavier elementaryparticles: Atoms are made up of ​smallerparticles - ​protons, ​neutrons and ​electrons - some of which are made up of ​evensmallerones, called quarks.
(Definition of quark from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 夸克…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇克…
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