squark

noun

ˈskwȯrk How to pronounce squark (audio)
ˈskwärk
: the hypothetical boson analogue of a quark postulated under the rules of supersymmetry

Examples of squark in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For instance, quarks would be complemented by squarks; the electron, by the selectron. Adam Hadhazy, Discover Magazine, 13 Nov. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

probably from supersymmetric + quark

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of squark was in 1982

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“Squark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squark. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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