leptoquark etymology

English word leptoquark comes from English quark, English lepto- ((physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.)

Detailed word origin of leptoquark

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quark English (eng) (Falkland Islands, informal) The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax. (computing, X Window System) An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.. (particle) 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. A soft creamy cheese, eaten [...]
lepto- English (eng) (physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.
leptoquark English (eng) (physics) Any of a class of hypothetical bosons that would decay into a lepton and a quark.

Words with the same origin as leptoquark

Descendants of quark
quagma quink
Descendants of lepto-
leptocephalic leptochlorite leptocurare leptocystidium leptocyte leptogenesis leptogenic leptogluon leptokurtic leptokurtosis leptokurtotic leptomorphic leptophilic leptophobic leptoproduction leptosome leptosporangium