Quarks are the smallest particles that make up matter. They are also the building blocks of atoms.

  • Quarks are very small, and they don't interact with each other very much.

  • Quarks are very hard to see, because they are so small.

Definition of quarks


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(physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3

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