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particle physics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that deals with subatomic particles and their interactions.

particle physics

n
(General Physics) the study of fundamental particles and their properties. Also called: high-energy physics

par′ticle phys′ics


n.
the branch of physics that deals with the properties and behavior of elementary particles.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.particle physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactionsparticle 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"
Translations
Teilchenphysik
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