Definitions

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

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

Etymologies

s- +‎ quark (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hannah gave a little "squark" when she felt the girl's cold fingers.

    Madame Flirt A Romance of 'The Beggar's Opera'

  • Books are for Devils … He would have put his message in every cell, every, atom, every proton, every neutron, every quark, every squark and right smack bang in the middle of the the Higgs-Boson …

    Fed Up With “God” - :: gia’s blog ::

  • He would have put his message in every cell, every, atom, every proton, every neutron, every quark, every squark and right smack bang in the middle of the the Higgs-Boson …

    Fed Up With “God” - :: gia’s blog ::

  • It then looked at him again, impatiently, and squarked an impatient squark.

    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

  • All the fellas dug her, you should have heard them squark

    Sidewalks Of New York

  • Still, by no means all the birds here only screech and squark.

    Travels in West Africa

  • First, if you calculate the loop diagrams explicitly, you will see that the contribution from the top quark diagram (up on the picture) that we have already discussed will be exactly canceled by the contribution from the stop squark diagram (down on the picture).

    The Reference Frame

  • (The supersymmetric partner of a quark would be a squark, and the partner of the electron is called the selectron - apparently physicists love silly names).

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Stay in Costa del Sol and stop ruining my time here - it's bad enough that I have to stare at your unshaped burnt bodies, let alone hear your malformed squark.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • It turned into a competition of who could squark the loudest, in her case squeal the loudest.

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

    October 11, 2008

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

    October 11, 2008

  • The sound made by an electron you sat on.

    October 10, 2008