[had-ron] /ˈhæd rɒn/
any elementary particle that is subject to the strong interaction. Hadrons are subdivided into baryons and mesons.
any elementary particle capable of taking part in a strong nuclear interaction and therefore excluding leptons and photons
1962, from Greek hadros “thick, bulky,” the primary sense, also “strong, great; large, well-grown, ripe,” from PIE root *sa- “to satisfy” (see sad). With elementary particle suffix -on. Coined in Russian as adron.
Any of a class of subatomic particles composed of a combination of two or more quarks or antiquarks. Quarks (and antiquarks) of different colors are held together in hadrons by the strong nuclear force. Hadrons include both baryons (composed of three quarks or three antiquarks) and mesons (composed of a quark and an antiquark). The combination of quark colors in a hadron must be neutral, for example, red and antired (as in a pion) or red, blue, and green (as in a proton). Compare baryon, lepton.
[had-ruh-sawr] /ˈhæd rəˌsɔr/ noun 1. a bipedal dinosaur of the genus Hadrosaurus, belonging to the ornithopod family Hadrosauridae of the late Cretaceous Period, having broad, flat jaws for scooping up water plants. /ˈhædrəˌsɔː/ noun 1. any one of a large group of bipedal Upper Cretaceous dinosaurs of the genus Anatosaurus, Maiasaura, Edmontosaurus, and related genera: […]
[hadst] /hædst/ verb, Archaic. 1. a 2nd person singular simple past tense of . [hav; unstressed huh v, uh v; for 26 usually haf] /hæv; unstressed həv, əv; for 26 usually hæf/ verb (used with object), present singular 1st person have, 2nd have or (Archaic) hast, 3rd has or (Archaic) hath, present plural have; past […]
[hey, ha] /heɪ, hæ/ verb (used with object), auxiliary verb, Scot. 1. . 1. hereditary angioedema: a nonallergic form of . /heɪ; hæ/ verb 1. a Scot variant of have v. an attempt to represent the Scottish pronunciation of have.
/hɛkˈsiːɪtɪ; hiːk-/ noun (pl) -ties 1. (philosophy) the property that uniquely identifies an object Compare quiddity