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squark

 (skwôrk, skwärk)
n.
The hypothetical counterpart to the quark as described in supersymmetry theory.

squark

(skwɑːk)
n
(Atomic Physics) a hypothetical boson partner of a quark, the existence of which is implied by supersymmetry
[C20: from s(uper-) + quark1]
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Noun1.squark - a quark with an electric charge of -1/3 and a mass 988 times that of an electron and a strangeness of -1
quark - (physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3; "quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally"
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Finally he turns to "pastels," or the most exotic particles scientists think exist that take us well beyond the pale of ordinary experience: higgs bosons, squarks, tachyons, gravitons, and more.
En este nuevo numero de la revista Tumbaga de la Facultad de Ciencias, publicamos siete articulos cuyos contenidos se centran en los decaimientos no leptonicos de mesones pesados, simulacion Monte Carlo de produccion de squarks, capacidad antagonica de Trichoderma asperellum, dispersion de Diaphorinacitri, metales pesados en peces comerciales, aplicacion de la tecnica de redes neuronales y, por ultimo, los intervalos de confianza de los indices de capacidad.
Over 500 lucky children also got a chance to join in with the stories, which were about everything that squeaks, squarks and slithers.