Higgs boson

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Higgs boson

 (hĭgz)
n.
A hypothetical, massive subatomic particle predicted by the standard model theory to explain discrepancies in elementary particle mass.

[From the fact that it is the fundamental particle of the Higgs field.]

Higgs boson

(hɪɡz) or

Higgs particle

n
(General Physics) physics an elementary particle with zero spin and mass greater than zero, predicted to exist by electroweak theory and other gauge theories, discovered in 2012. Also called: God particle (informal)
[C20: named after Peter Higgs (born 1929), British theoretical physicist]
Translations
Higgsov bozon
HiggsbosonHiggspartikel
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