Strangeness meaning

strānjnĭs
(particle physics) A property of quarks and certain other elementary particles that explains the longer lifetimes of these particles and is expressed as a quantum number with −1 meaning a particle (strange particle) has strangeness and 0 meaning a particle does not have strangeness.
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The property of containing a strange quark or antiquark. Strangeness is expressed in terms of an integer quantum number, −1 for each strange quark and +1 for each strange antiquark. Hadrons that possess strangeness are called strange . The total strangeness of a quantum system is unchanged by decay processes involving the strong or electromagnetic forces; however, decay through the weak force can change the total strangeness of the system.
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(uncountable) The state or quality of being strange, odd or weird.
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(countable) The product or result of being strange.
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(physics) One of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles that depends upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks.
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The quality or condition of being strange.
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The state or quality of being strange.
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Origin of strangeness

  • From strange +"Ž -ness.

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