quantum entanglement

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quantum entanglement

n.
The physical condition of two more particles or physical systems being in quantum states each of which may only be described by reference to the others, especially when the particles or systems are separated in space.
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The second choice provides physics with what Einstein called "spooky actions at a distance" (spukhafte Fernwirkungen).
As Einstein's opinion became more antagonistic, he derided what he called spukhafte Fernwirkungen, or 'spooky action at a distance.' (4) In further expressing his anxiety, Einstein was to write: "...