Interaction at short distances between certain subatomic particles mediated by the strong force. See strong (sense 5).
- 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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