strange matter


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strange matter

n.
Quark matter that contains up, down, and strange quarks, as distinguished from nonstrange quark matter. Also called strange quark matter.
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"Truly," said he, "thou art taking up with strange matters for a queen.
He said the issue of surplus food was not a strange matter to Malaysia as its people produced 15,000 tonnes of excess food a day, of which 3,000 tonnes were safe for consumption.
'Privatisation is not a new or strange matter as it will help improve the economy and the financial conditions of the employees.
There are two ways to classify the formation of strange matter [33].
He covers phase states of matter and their classification, equations of state of gases and liquids, quantum mechanical models of a solid, plasma thermodynamics, Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics methods, the statistical substance model, the density functional method, semi-empirical equations of state, relativistic plasma: wide-range description, nuclear transformations under strong compression, quark-gluon plasma and strange matter, and semi-empiric nuclear models.
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Nigel Soppitt, defending, said: "It's a strange matter and he can offer no explanation.
According to Laha Magazine, Rania said: "I have become accustomed to rumors, but for them to be this personal like having children, is a strange matter. The only thing that I am focused about now is my future career projects, the most important being my new television drama "Al Sandook Al Aswad" (The Black Box), which I will be starring in for the Ramadan drama marathon of 2014."
The strange matter in the report that there 690 of prison workers had criminal records.
If certain hypotheses are correct, once a strangelet comes into contact with regular matter, it would set off a chain reaction that ends much in the way that "Cat's Cradle" did, with the planet Earth and all its inhabitants converted into a ball of strange matter.
The youths who ignited the first spark became trapped in the dream, and this is no strange matter in the history of revolutions.
On the darker side, if the strange matter theory is correct, that would mean a larger chunk of the weird stuff would be more stable than a smaller chunk.