a well-fortified place; fortress.
a place that serves as the center of a group, as of militants or of persons holding a controversial viewpoint:
The campus was a stronghold of liberalism.
a defensible place; fortress
a major centre or area of predominance
noun, Physics. 1. the interaction between gluons and between gluons and quarks that is responsible for the strong force. strong interaction noun 1. (physics) an interaction between elementary particles responsible for the forces between nucleons in the nucleus. It operates at distances less than about 10–15 metres, and is about a hundred times more powerful […]
adjective, stronger [strawng-ger, strong-] /ˈstrɔŋ gər, ˈstrɒŋ-/ (Show IPA), strongest [strawng-gist, strong-] /ˈstrɔŋ gɪst, ˈstrɒŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power; physically vigorous or robust: a strong boy. 2. accompanied or delivered by great physical, mechanical, etc., power or force: a strong handshake; With one strong blow […]
- Strongly connected component
(SCC) A subset, S, of the nodes of a directed graph such that any node in S is reachable from any other node in S and S is not a subset of any larger such set. SCCs are equivalence classes under the transitive closure of the “directly connected to” relation. (1995-02-06)
- Strongly typed