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A grand unified field theory that attempts to unify the fundamental forces by postulating a symmetry relating the known fermions to hypothetical bosons and the known bosons to hypothetical fermions.
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(General Physics) physics a symmetry of elementary particles having a higher order than that in the standard model, postulated to encompass the behaviour of both bosons and fermions
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su•per•sym•me•try(ˌsu pərˈsɪm ɪ tri)
an abstract symmetry relating fermions and bosons, used as the basis for most quantum theories of gravitation.
su`per•sym•met′ric (-sɪˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
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A theory in physics that states that for each subatomic particle that carries a force (such as the photon, which carries the electromagnetic force) there is a partner subatomic particle of matter. The corresponding particle of the photon is called the photino, even though it has not yet been discovered.
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|Noun||1.||supersymmetry - (physics) a theory that tries to link the four fundamental forces; "according to supersymmetry each force emerged separately during the big bang"|
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
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