unified field theory


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u·ni·fied field theory

(yo͞o′nə-fīd′)
n.
A physical theory that unites and explains the basic forces of nature (strong, electroweak, and gravitational forces) as manifestations of a single physical principal.

unified field theory

n
(General Physics) any theory capable of describing in one set of equations the properties of gravitational fields, electromagnetic fields, and strong and weak nuclear interactions. No satisfactory theory has yet been found

u′nified field′ the`ory


n.
1. the quantum theory of electroweak interactions.
2. any field theory that attempts to encompass the gravitational and electromagnetic fields, thus extending general relativity.
[1935–40]

u·ni·fied field theory

(yo͞o′nə-fīd′)
A theory that combines the theories of the four basic forces of nature (electromagnetism, gravity, strong nuclear force, and weak nuclear force) by establishing basic principles that apply to all of them and by determining how they are related to one another. No unified field theory that has been proposed so far has gained broad acceptance. Also called grand unified theory.

unified field theory

A proposed theory, still being sought after, that will relate electromagnetic, gravitational, and nuclear fields.
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