# statistical mechanics

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## statistical mechanics

*n.*

*(used with a sing. verb)*

Any of various statistical models used in physics, as in kinetic theory, to describe the aggregate properties of large numbers of particles.

## statistical mechanics

*n*

(General Physics) (

*functioning as singular*) the study of the properties of physical systems as predicted by the statistical behaviour of their constituent particlesThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | statistical mechanics - the branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particlesnatural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics" |

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