high-energy physics


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high-energy physics

n
(General Physics) another name for particle physics

high′-en′ergy phys′ics


n.
the study of the collision of particles accelerated to high energies.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high-energy physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactionshigh-energy physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
flavour, flavor - (physics) the six kinds of quarks
charm - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
strangeness - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
colour, color - (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
M-theory - (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong
string theory - (particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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