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parton

See also: Parton

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined by quantum field theorist Richard Feynmann in 1969, from part +‎ -on.

NounEdit

parton (plural partons)

  1. (physics, dated or historical) Any of the constituent particles making up a compound particle, i.e. the quarks and gluons which make up hadrons.

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