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quark-gluon plasma Syllabification: quark-glu·on plas·ma

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Definition of quark-gluon plasma in English:


A hypothetical, highly energized form of matter that contains unbound quarks and gluons, believed to have been present ten millionths of a second after the Big Bang.

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