Gluon Definition

glo͝oŏn
gluons
noun
A quantum of energy or massless particle postulated to carry the force that binds quarks together within subatomic particles.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Gluon

Noun

Singular:
gluon
Plural:
gluons

Origin of Gluon

  • From glue + -on.

    From Wiktionary

  • glu(e) –on

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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