anticharm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ charm.

Noun[edit]

anticharm ‎(uncountable)

  1. The opposite of charm, or of charm as usually understood.
    • 1989 September 29, Anthony Adler, “Talk Radio”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      And yet, just as it made FunHouse look daring, that peculiar Bogosian anticharm managed to turn Talk Radio into an intriguingly nasty, itchy piece of work.

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Adjective[edit]

anticharm ‎(comparative more anticharm, superlative most anticharm)

  1. (physics) Of or pertaining to an anti-charm quark.
    • 1999 August 20, David Voss, “PHYSICS:Making the Stuff of the Big Bang”, in Science[2], volume 285, number 5431, DOI:10.1126/science.285.5431.1194, pages 1194-1197:
      Similarly, any charm quarks produced in the collision have many more partners to choose from; they don't have to run away with an anticharm partner, which causes the number of J/psi mesons to drop. "