squark

noun
\ ˈskwȯrk How to pronounce squark (audio) , ˈskwärk\

Definition of squark

: the hypothetical boson analogue of a quark postulated under the rules of supersymmetry

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For instance, quarks would be complemented by squarks; the electron, by the selectron. Adam Hadhazy, Discover Magazine, "Scientists Hunt for A Seeming Paradox: A Magnet With Only One Pole," 13 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of squark

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for squark

probably from supersymmetric + quark

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