exchange force

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Physics


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

1. A force resulting from the continued interchange of particles in a manner that bonds their hosts together. Examples are the covalent bond involving electrons, and the strong interaction (see fundamental interactions) in which mesons are exchanged between nucleons or gluons are exchanged between quarks (see elementary particles).

2. See magnetism.

Subjects: Physics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.