noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1976 quantum chromodynamics

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  • chromodynamics — [krō΄mō dī nam′iks] pl.n. [ CHROMO (from use of “color” as a hypothetical property of quarks) + DYNAMICS] a theory that describes how gluons and their forces bind quarks together to form protons, neutrons, etc. chromodynamic adj …   English World dictionary

  • chromodynamics — chromodynamic, adj. /kroh moh duy nam iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Physics. See quantum chromodynamics. [1975 80; CHROMO + DYNAMICS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • chromodynamics — chromodinamika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. chromodynamics vok. Chromodynamik, f rus. хромодинамика, f pranc. chromodynamique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • chromodynamics — ¦krōmōˌ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: chrom + dynamics : quantum chromodynamics herein …   Useful english dictionary

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  • quantum chromodynamics — Physics. a quantum field theory that describes quarks and gluons and their interactions, with the color of the quarks playing a role analogous to that of electric charge. Abbr.: QCD Also called chromodynamics. Cf. color (def. 18). [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • quantum chromodynamics — n. [with sing. v.] a theory that describes the forces and interactions of quarks and gluons in hadrons: see also COLOR (n. 19), CHROMODYNAMICS …   English World dictionary

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