Definition of Parton

1. Noun. (physics) Any of the constituent particles making up a compound particle, i.e. the quarks and gluons which make up hadrons. ¹

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Definition of Parton

1. a hypothetical atomic particle [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parton

partners in crime
partnership certificate
partnership practice
parton (current term)
partridge pea
parts bin
parts catalog
parts catalogue
parts company

Literary usage of Parton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"JAMES parton (1822-1891) JAMES parton, though in thought and feeling an American of the Americans, was born in Canterbury, England, February gth, 1822; ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States (1903)
"parton, James. Jefferson a Student of Law In Atlantic Monthly, xxix: 179-197 (1872). ... parton, James. Jefferson in the Service of Revolutionary Virginia. ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"Mr. parton gratuitously introduces, by way of showing the slovenliness of ... But in place of genuine scientific inquiry, Mr. parton gives us the well- ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn (1820)
"8., and that J ' 24 G.2. c.44. contradictory evidence, found a verdict for the plaintiff. an action It appeared that ll'illiam parton, having served the ..."

5. The "A.L.A." Index: An Index to General Literature, Biographical, Historical by American Library Association (1901)
"Divine, W. parton, JS Sk. of men of prog. Divine glory. Thomson, E. Essays, 328. .... Funny fellows, 214. Dodge, Mary Abigail. (SP parton) parton. ..."

6. Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Decided by the Lord Chancellor Brougham, the by Basil Montagu, Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Scrope Ayrton, William Scrope Ayrton, Great Britain Court of Review (1839)
"1(. tion for the bond was the surrender by Harris to by the surety which were due Richard parton of a lease held by Harris in a farm before the bank- which ..."

7. The Proceedings and Addresses at the Freethinkers' Convention Held at by New York Freethinker's Association (1878)
"And as to the question of immortality, what need of dwelling on this point when it is my pleasing task to introduce a person like Mr. parton ? ..."

8. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1858)
"162 ;) his intercourse with men was not hearty nor direct; his system of education as well as of life was 'fatally deceptive," says Mr. parton. ..."

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