Dictionary

quantum chromodynamics

noun plural but singular in construction

Definition of QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS

:  a theory of fundamental particles based on the assumption that quarks are distinguished by differences in color and are held together (as in hadrons) by an exchange of gluons
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS

1975

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: quantum dotPrevious Word in the Dictionary: quantum (adjective)All Words Near: quantum chromodynamics
July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears