from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hypothetical massless, neutral elementary particle believed to mediate the strong interaction that binds quarks together.
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- n. A massless gauge boson that binds quarks together to form baryons, mesons and other hadrons and is associated with the strong nuclear force.
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- n. a gauge boson that mediates strong interaction among quarks
glu(e) + -on1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From glue + -on. (Wiktionary)