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color charge (plural color charges)
- (physics) In the Standard Model of particle physics, a property possessed by quarks, anti-quarks, and gluons that determine rules for how these particles may interact. There are three pairs of colors and anti-colors -- named red, green, and blue, and their corresponding anti-colors (e.g., anti-red). The terminology has nothing to do with visible color.
- strong force , strong nuclear force
- strong interaction , strong nuclear interaction
- residual strong force, nuclear force