electroweak theory

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electroweak theory

[ih-lek-troh-week]
noun Physics.
a gauge theory that unifies quantum electrodynamics with the theory of weak interactions.


Origin:
1975–80; electro- + weak; alternate name after U.S. physicist Steven Weinberg (born 1933) and Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam (born 1926)

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