conservation of parity

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conservation of parity

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(General Physics) the principle that the parity of the total wave function describing a system of elementary particles is conserved. In fact it is not conserved in weak interactions
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Noun1.conservation of parity - (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed systemconservation of parity - (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
conservation - (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations