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Salam
  (sä-läm')   
Pakistani theoretical physicist who helped the develop the theory of the electroweak force, explaining the relationship between two of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force and the weak force. For this work he shared with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics.
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  • "salam Aliekoom," said a gruff voice, as a man with Peer Khan entered the tent.

    Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor
  • I am always sure that I can find the track, or that salam will be within hail should it be lost.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • Some five minutes later we heard a sound of approaching footsteps, and I could not help noting how salam brightened.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • Like the Walrus and the Carpenter, we talk of many things, salam acting as interpreter.

    Morocco S.L. Bensusan
  • I arose rapidly, and returned his "salam Aleikoom" as kindly as he had given it.

    Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor

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