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Definition of the noun strangeness

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noun - plural: strangenesses

  1. unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
  2. (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
  3. the quality of being alien or not native
    • example: the strangeness of a foreigner
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of strangeness: curiousness / foreignness
    • more generic word: quality = an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • more specific words:
    • attribute: foreign / strange = relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

Alternative definition of the noun strangeness

noun

  1. [uncountable] The state or quality of being strange, odd or weird.
  2. [countable] The product or result of being strange.
  3. [physics] one of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles that depends upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks

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"Strangeness" is a musical album of Kazumasa Hashimoto.

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Google previewOn the Structure of Physical Vacuum and a New Interaction in Nature (theory, Experiment, Applications) (2000)

by I͡U. A. Baurov

The strangeness is a quantum number introduced by Gell-Mann [65] and independently of him by Nishidzima [66] for explaining...

It is also known that the strangeness is an additive quantity being conservated in electromagnetic and strong ...

Google previewPerceiving the Other (2010)

Case Studies and Theories of Respectful Action by Trygve Wyller, Hans-Günter Heimbrock, Kaia D. Schultz

Removing strangeness is a threat for the ethical dimension. Strangeness is the opposite of what is known, and what is known can be identified and restricted by our words and principles. To identify a topic by giving an answer, an answer ...

Google previewThe Living Age (1897)

In poetry, too, as in all art, there is a compromise effected, and the note of strangeness is the mark of the fresh compromise, the alteration of balance effected by the new method, the new choice of subject. Or rather let us say that with each ...

Google previewThe Credibility and Morality of the Four Gospels (1860)

The Only Authorized and Verbatim Report of the Five Nights' Discussion at Halifax Between the Rev. T.D. Matthias, Baptist Minister and Iconoclast [i.e. Charles Bradlaugh] by Thomas David Matthias, Charles Bradbaugh

But the strangeness is that if you assume them made by a God of wisdom and of all-wise purpose the effects should have been to prevent doubt of Mary's chastity ; but the annunciation is made to Joseph, only when Mary suffers from suspicion ...

Google previewTherapeutic Touch Inner Workbook (1996)

by Dolores Krieger

The strangeness is that the opposite effect happens in reference to healing. When the researcher studies this phenomenon — healing — it changes the researcher. This frequently results in a significant transformation in the researcher's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tourism (2002)

by Jafar Jafari

For an unprepared, inexperienced person, exposure to even a low degree of strangeness may be threatening: for example, travelling alone in a strange modern city without the knowledge of the local language. By contrast, a well- prepared, ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

strangeness Property of hadrons (subatomic particles), some of which have zero strangeness, whereas others possess nonzero strangeness because they decay slower than expected and are therefore described as strange. See also spin.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

'STRANGENESS, n. J. [from strange.] 1. roreignness ; the state of ...

Google previewDictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics (2001)

by Dipak K. Basu

strangeness changing neutral currents Weak interactions in which the total charge of hadrons stays the same, but the strangeness is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

strangeness. Symbol: S. A property of certain *elementary particles, originally assigned to account for the fact that they decay more slowly than would be expected. Kaons, for ...

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

by Christian Friderick Bay

Strangeness,. Oddne!S. Selv, self (jeg selv, han selv, hun selv, det selv, sig ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2016)

by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd

With this starting point the unexpectedly low Dodecay rates of transitions in which the Strangeness changes (for example A → p-- eT + V) can be explained without giving up the Puniversality of the weak D-coupling constant G. If the hadronic ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

Queer as a jaybird —John O'Hara The scenes and incidents had the strangeness of the transcendental, as if they were snatches torn from lives on other planets that had somehow drifted to the earth —Boris Pasternak Strange as a wedding ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

— Ungird thy strangeness. Shak.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Physics (2013)

by Robert Besancon

Strangeness is a property of elementary particles found useful to classify hyperons (particles...

Each particle is assigned a strangeness quantum number S which is related to the electric charge Q, the isospin number T, and the baryon number ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, University Professor Emeritus of English Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

For instance: In the tin box of your memory a coin of comfort rattles against the strangeness of a foreign land ('Purdah II', Postcards from God) is not just the ' image' of immigrant nostalgia in the West but also that of a beggar sitting outside a ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Strangeness is a property of elementary particles found useful in classifying hyperons. Each particle is assigned a strangeness quantum number S which is related to the electric charge Q, the isospin number T, and the baryon number B by the ...

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Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree.Small photo of strange natural phenomenon the chestnut in Ukraine blossoms in September in autumn. Global climate change of the planet Earth is one of the reasons for the strangeness of the tree. More...

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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. (Francis Bacon)
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Scrabble value of S1T1R1A1N1G2E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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