Definitions

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  • n. A wave-particle; an entity which simultaneously has the properties of a wave and a participle.

Etymologies

Blend of wave and particle. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some physicists believe that light is neither a wave nor a particle, but rather a so-called wavicle—an idea that is virtually impossible to imagine.

    The Sacred Promise

  • This event catalyzed a year-long quest to develop an observer/participant art form reflecting the integration of time (particle) and space (wave) into the living breathing presence of a new archetype, the "wavicle" reflecting Tambellini's space/time experiments in art & physics at MIT, anticipating the hyperdimensional model based on the torsion effect of the rotation of the planets and their satellites arising from behind the Iron Curtain.

    Lisa Paul Streitfeld: (R)evolution in Art & Physics: The All-Round Genius of Aldo Tambellini

  • The dynamic stillness between particle and wave is where we confront the wavicle: an awareness of the imperceptibility of the power of the symbol delivering a new aesthetic to the avant-garde.

    Lisa Paul Streitfeld: Modernist (R)evolution in Performance: Ralph Lemon's Middle Passage

  • Mostly they've tried to handle the 'beam-tapping' problem in deepspace communications by avoiding it … defeating it at sending and receiving ends with 'unbreakable' codes, hypercoherent wavicle packets, all that silliness.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • If there is an elementary particle, or wavicle, of thought, a faster-than-light one like the tachyon might be a good candidate for the honor.

    Spock Must Die

  • Mostly they’ve tried to handle the ‘beam-tapping’ problem in deepspace communications by avoiding it…defeating it at sending and receiving ends with ‘unbreakable’ codes, hypercoherent wavicle packets, all that silliness.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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