Definition of Strong force

1. Noun. (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons.

Exact synonyms: Color Force, Strong Interaction
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Fundamental Interaction, Interaction

Definition of Strong force

1. Noun. (physics) The color force, a fundamental force that is associated with the strong bonds, created by the associated bosons known as gluons, between quarks and other subatomic particles. ¹

2. Noun. (physics dated) The nuclear force, a residual force responsible for the interactions between nucleons, deriving from the color force ¹

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Literary usage of Strong force

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"To the first of these messages sent about two г. к., answer was returned by Major-general Loring that the enemy was in strong force in his front and ..."

2. Diary of a Southern Refugee, During the War by Judith White Brockenbrough] [McGuire (1868)
"Yesterday they came with a very strong force upon the Petersburg Railroad. They were too strong for ns, and we had to fall back; the enemy consequently took ..."

3. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Colonel Hamilton advances with a strong Force from Detroit.—Captain Helm capitulates.—Clark advances to recapture the Post.—Colonel Hamilton taken by ..."

4. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage. Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER LXV The enemy in strong force—On the east bank of the Pel-ho— Transport troubles—Chinese mules and their ways—The Bengal Lancers—Enemy commanding a ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Gentlemen of observation (turf), an euphemism for "touts." An equally strong force of the " touting " fraternity, and the sight of a battalion of these ..."

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