Definition of Gluon

1. Noun. A gauge boson that mediates strong interaction among quarks.

Generic synonyms: Gauge Boson



Definition of Gluon

1. Noun. (particles) A massless gauge boson that binds quarks together to form baryons, mesons and other hadrons and is associated with the strong nuclear force. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gluon

1. a hypothetical massless particle binding quarks together [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gluon

glump
glumped
glumpier
glumpiest
glumpily
glumping
glumpish
glumps
glumpy
glums
glunch
glunched
glunches
glunching
gluodynamics
gluon (current term)
gluonic
gluonium
gluons
gluonstrahlung
gluphosinate
glurge
glurgy
glushinskite
glusulase
glut
glut itis
gluta-
glutaconate
glutaconic

Literary usage of Gluon

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1. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002 : Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"Suppose quarks are held together by colour lines of force, the gluon-gluon interaction will pull them together into the form of a tube or a string. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Sixth Meeting of the Task Force on Shielding Aspects of by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
""Further Development of the Model of Quark-gluon Strings for the Description of High-energy Collisions with a Target Nucleus". Sov. J. Nucl. Phys. ..."

3. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"gluon The carrier particle of the strong interaction. A quark always has an associated gluon. They are confined in color charged hadrons whose color charge ..."

4. National Accounts of OECD Countries: V.2 by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"Suppose quarks are held together by colour lines of force, the gluon-gluon interaction will pull them together into the form of a tube or a string. ..."

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