from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fundamental interaction between elementary particles that causes protons and neutrons to bind together in the atomic nucleus. Also called strong force.
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- n. The interactions caused by the strong force
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- n. (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
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