Definition of strangeness in English:


Syllabification: strange·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈstrānjnis


  • 2 Physics One of six flavors of quark.
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    • The short answer is that strangeness refers to the amount of strange quark content in a given baryon.
    • In our modern understanding, strangeness is conserved during the strong and the electromagnetic interactions, but not during the weak interactions.
    • Conservation of strangeness is not in fact an independent conservation law.

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