color force


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color force

n.
The force that holds quarks together, operating by means of the color charge.
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Noun1.color force - (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
fundamental interaction, interaction - (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons
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Under normal conditions the potent color force keeps quarks and gluons tightly confined within the nuclear particles.
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