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A theory in quantum physics that explains the properties, behaviors, and interactions of the elementary particles and the fundamental forces other than gravitation in terms of broken gauge symmetries.
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(General Physics) physics a theory of fundamental interactions in which the electromagnetic, weak, and strong interactions are described in terms of the exchange of virtual particles
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