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strong interaction

n.
1. The strongest of the four fundamental interactions of nature, mediated by gluons and binding quarks together within hadrons.
2. An instance of this interaction.

strong interaction

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strong force

n
(General Physics) physics an interaction between elementary particles responsible for the forces between nucleons in the nucleus. It operates at distances less than about 10–15 metres, and is about a hundred times more powerful than the electromagnetic interaction. Also called: strong nuclear interaction or strong nuclear force See interaction2
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Noun1.strong interaction - (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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