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

  • adj. Of or relating to the combination of the electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces in a unified theory.

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  • adj. Describing the combination of the electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces


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electro- +‎ weak


  • "In this process, which we call electroweak burning, huge amounts of energy can be released," the researchers wrote in the scientific paper.

  • One that I (and others) have worked on is related to the idea of electroweak baryogenesis.

    The Results of Resonance

  • Technically, it is needed to explain a phenomenon called electroweak symmetry breaking, which divides two of the fundamental forces of nature, electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Somewhere in the energy range it covers (up to 14TeV) there must be something that explains something called electroweak symmetry breaking.

    The Guardian World News

  • Einstein struggled and failed to formulate this theory, but it has already been shown that at high enough energies electromagnetism and the weak force are the same force known as the electroweak force.

  • Physicsts believe a new class of stars -- dubbed "electroweak" stars -- are hiding out somewhere in the universe.

  • 'electroweak' star is a stellar corpse too massive to be a quark star, yet too light to collapse into a black hole.

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  • A new theory uniting the weak force with electromagnetism had called for the existence of new particles that mediate the unified "electroweak" force.

    Simon van der Meer, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 85

  • Those are the electroweak force in action -- it is the same stuff that makes electronic devices possible.

    mrissa: Addition, subtraction, numini...tion?

  • It is a magic force that behaves exactly like the electroweak force on those things you-the-author don't really understand, but not those things you didn't really want?

    mrissa: Addition, subtraction, numini...tion?


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