Synonyms and Antonyms for quantum-chromodynamics

1. quantum chromodynamics (n.)

a theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together

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2. quantum (n.)

(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

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3. quantum (n.)

a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory

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