Definition Of strange


(of a subatomic particle) having a nonzero value for strangeness.

denoting or involving a flavor (variety) of unstable quark having an electric charge of - 1/3. Strange quarks have similar properties to down quarks and bottom quarks, but are distinguished from them by having an intermediate mass.

having a nonzero value for strangeness.

The lightest particles containing a strange quark cannot decay by the strong interaction, and must instead decay via the much slower weak interaction.

not previously visited, seen, or encountered; unfamiliar or alien.

she found herself in bed in a strange place

unusual or surprising in a way that is unsettling or hard to understand.

children have some strange ideas

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Example Of strange

  • strange quark

  • A few days ago, a cop had come to our door to explain the strange incident with Nick's dad.

  • a harsh accent that was strange to his ears

  • Anyway, at the point I left the house there were no strange alien calls and it was still dark.

  • As she sits up, a strange sensation begins to develop inside of her.

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