noun Physics.
a constituent of the nucleon originally postulated in the theoretical analysis of high-energy scattering of electrons by nucleons and subsequently identified with quarks and gluons.

1965–70; part(icle) + -on1; coined by R. P. Feynman Unabridged
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parton (ˈpɑːˌtɒn)
physics a hypothetical elementary particle postulated as a constituent of neutrons and protons
[from part + -on]

Parton (ˈpɑːtən)
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Parton moved to adopt the resolution, providing the landscape plan is submitted.
It is of some interest to consider the observable resonance shape when the effects of parton distributions are included.
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