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The force that holds quarks together, operating by means of the color charge.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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