high-energy physics

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high-energy physics

[hahy-en-er-jee]
noun
the branch of particle physics that deals with the collisions of particles accelerated to such high energies that new elementary particles are created by the collisions.

Origin:
1960–65

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high-energy physics
 
n
another name for particle physics

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Example sentences
Another niche where powerful superconducting magnets are indispensable is
  high-energy physics.
Below is a list of laboratories around the world conducting high-energy physics
  experiments with particle accelerators.
Antimatter is a reverse-charged form of normal matter seen in some high-energy
  physics particle collisions.
The situation is reversed in high-energy physics, where there are too many
  physicists and not enough positions.
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