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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. In relativistic quantum mechanics, the completely filled, negative energy electron state that comprises a vacuum. If a negative energy electron is promoted to a positive energy state, the hole is perceived as a positron.

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After Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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