Pronunciation Noun

quark (plural quarks)

  1. (particle) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle that forms matter. They combine to form hadrons, such as protons and neutrons.
  2. (computing, X Window System) An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.
    • 2012, Keith D. Gregory, Programming with Motif (page 453)
      Two functions are provided to convert between strings and quarks: XrmStringToQuark and XrmQuarkToString […]
Translations Noun

quark (uncountable)

  1. A soft creamy cheese, eaten throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, very similar to cottage cheese except that it is usually not made with rennet.
Translations Noun

quark (plural quarks)

  1. (Falkland Islands, informal) The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax.

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