Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The hypothetical counterpart to the quark as described in supersymmetry theory.

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  • noun physics A hypothetical supersymmetric counterpart to a quark, having a spin of zero instead of one-half.

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  • noun a quark with an electric charge of -1/3 and a mass 988 times that of an electron and a strangeness of -1

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[s(uperpartner) + quark.]

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s- +‎ quark

Examples

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  • The sound made by an electron you sat on.

    October 10, 2008

  • Ha! I like it. But surely you need to sit on 988 electrons.

    October 11, 2008

  • Oh, that's someone else's definition. If you're heavy enough, one electron is enough ;-)

    October 11, 2008