This Unusual Specimen Is Not So Much A Classic Particle As A Connector--a Kind Of String Attaching Two Particles.

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This unusual specimen is not so much a classic particle as a
connector--a kind of string attaching two particles. As distance
increases the connective power becomes attenuated, but if it is
cut the power vanishes: forever.

-- Academician Prokhor Zakharov,
"For I Have Tasted The Fruit"