American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a class of subatomic particles that are composed of quarks and take part in the strong interaction. See Table at subatomic particle.
- n. physics A strongly interacting particle such as a proton. A particle which is affected by the strong nuclear force. A hadron is composed of quarks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Physics) any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles.
- n. any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
- Ancient Greek ἁδρός (hadros, "thick"). (Wiktionary)
- Greek hadros, thick; see sā- in Indo-European roots + -on1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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