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- n. The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.
- n. That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
- n. Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
- n. An extensive low obstacle formed of stakes, stumps, or the like, connected by wires, ropes, or the like.
- n. An obstruction of cables and spars across a river or harbor entrance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of entangling, or the state of being entangled; a confused or disordered state; intricacy; perplexity.
- n. That which entangles; specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach. It is a kind of abatis made by partially severing the trunks of trees, pulling down the tops, and securing them to the ground by means of pickets or crotchets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founders of quantum theory, used the word entanglement to refer to connections between separated particles that persisted regardless of distance.
The Strange World of Quantum Entanglement: salvador bali notes: why? because quantum p worked, and so they didnt care about the little mystery at thew center. and the term entanglement, tossed off ...
Sari's unwilling entanglement is entirely credible, and somehow inevitable.
For example, nobody can explain what quantum entanglement is all about.
A long-term entanglement in Iraq, and a fresh war in Iran should be fun, right???
The principle of quantum entanglement is described as a state in which two or more objects must be spoken of in relation to each other, such that the operations performed on one can be said to have an effect on the other (s).
I think his entanglement is now more habit than anything else; but he is unsettled, and I would give the world to see him married comfortably.
"There's a much greater long-term entanglement relating to paying off debts, especially if they are upside down on their house," he said.
Erwin Schrödinger was one of the very few contemporaries immediately to see the power behind the EPR argument, which he expanded on in interesting ways, giving the name entanglement to the strong quantum correlations that the EPR paper had exploited.
There's a concept in quantum physics called "entanglement," which is when one energy source entangles with another so that they interfere with each other.