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fifth force

n.
Any of the hypothetical forces weaker than gravity that augment the four known fundamental forces.

fifth force

n
(General Physics) a hypothetical non-Newtonian repulsive component of the force of gravity, postulated as an addition to the four known fundamental forces (gravitational, electromagnetic, strong, and weak)

fifth′ force′


n.
a theoretical force in nature in addition to the strong and weak forces, gravitation, and the electromagnetic force.
[1975–80]
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