Definition of strong interaction in English:

strong interaction

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noun

Physics
  • Interaction at short distances between certain subatomic particles mediated by the strong force.
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    • They are the electromagnetic interaction, the weak interaction and the strong interaction.
    • Quantum chromodynamics is the theory of the strong interaction that binds protons and neutrons together to form atomic nuclei.
    • The electroweak and strong interactions coexist in a combined theory of the fundamental interactions called the standard model.

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