Quark

Noun

  • (computing, X Window System) An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.
  • (physics) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle which forms matter. Quarks have never been found alone as of this writing, They combine to form hadrons, such as protons and neutrons.
  • (Falkland Islands (informal)) The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax.
  • A soft creamy cheese, eaten throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, very similar to cottage cheese except that it is usually not made with rennet.

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