index irregularity, nonconformity, quirk (idiosyncrasy)

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  • strangeness — [strānj′nis] n. 1. the state or quality of being strange 2. Particle Physics a property of quarks and certain other elementary particles that explains the longer lifetimes of these particles and is expressed as a quantum number with −1 meaning a… …   English World dictionary

  • Strangeness — Strange ness, n. The state or quality of being strange (in any sense of the adjective). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strangeness — DESY Blasenkammeraufnahme. Ein von rechts eingeschossenes 3 GeV Photon stieß höchstwahrscheinlich mit einem Proton zusammen (Wasserstoff Blasenkammer). Dabei wurden Teilchen mit Strangeness erzeugt. Die Strangeness S bezeichnet die Quantenzahl… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strangeness — Strange|ness 〈[strɛındʒnɛs] f.; ; unz.; Phys.; 〉 ladungsartige Quantenzahl, die eingeführt wurde, um den Zerfall von Hyperonen u. K Mesonen (den sogenannten „fremden Teilchen“) zu erklären; Sy Seltsamkeit (I.2) [<engl. strangeness „Seltsamkeit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • strangeness — /straynj nis/, n. 1. the quality or condition of being strange. 2. Physics. a quantum number assigned the value 1 for one kind of quark, +1 for its antiquark, and 0 for all other quarks; the strangeness of a hadron is the sum of the values for… …   Universalium

  • Strangeness — keistumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. strangeness vok. Seltsamkeit, f; Strangeness, f rus. странность, f pranc. étrangeté, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Strangeness — Strange|ness [ streindʒnis] die; <aus engl. strangeness »Fremdartigkeit« zu strange »fremd, eigenartig«> Quantenzahl zur Klassifizierung von Elementarteilchen (Phys.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • strangeness — strange ► ADJECTIVE 1) unusual or surprising. 2) not previously visited, seen, or encountered. 3) (strange to/at/in) archaic unaccustomed to or unfamiliar with. 4) Physics denoting one of the six flavours of quark. DERIVATIVES strangely adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • strangeness — noun Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being strange 2. the flavor characterizing a strange quark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strangeness — noun a) The state or quality of being strange, odd or weird. b) The product or result of being strange. Syn: oddity, weirdness See Also: strange …   Wiktionary

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