Definition of strong interaction in English:

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strong interaction


Interaction at short distances between certain subatomic particles mediated by the strong force. See strong (sense 5).
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: strong in·ter·ac·tion

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