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Higgs mechanism

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  • n. The proposed interaction between elementary particles and the Higgs field that imbues the particles with mass and breaks the electroweak symmetry.

Etymologies

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From Higgs ("a surname") + mechanism; after the British physicist Peter Higgs, who is credited with its discovery.

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