|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Adjectivestrange (comparative strang, superlative er)
- Not normal; odd, unusual, surprising, out of the ordinary.
- He thought it strange that his girlfriend wore shorts in the winter.
- Unfamiliar, not yet part of one's experience.
- I moved to a strange town when I was ten.
- (physics) Having the quantum mechanical property of strangeness.
- 2004: A strange quark is electrically charged, carrying an amount -1/3, as does the down quark. — Frank Close, Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2004, p. 93)
- (not normal): bizarre, odd, out of the ordinary, peculiar, queer, singular, weird
- (not part of one's experience): new, unfamiliar, unknown
- See also Wikisaurus:strange
- (not normal): everyday, normal, regular (especially US), standard, usual, unsurprising
- (not part of one's experience): familiar, known
- for some strange reason
- strange as it may seem
- stranger things happen at sea, stranger things have happened at sea
- strange to say
- truth is stranger than fiction
not yet part of one’s experience
in quantum mechanics