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superstring

[soo-per-string] /ˈsu pərˌstrɪŋ/
noun, Physics.
1.
an elementary particle treated as a string in any string theory of supersymmetry.
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superstring theory

[soo-per-string] /ˈsu pərˌstrɪŋ/
noun
1.
any supersymmetric string theory in which each type of elementary particle is treated as a vibration of a single fundamental string (superstring) at a particular frequency.
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superstring

/ˈsuːpəˌstrɪŋ/
noun
1.
(physics) a type of one-dimensional entity postulated in certain theories of elementary particles that involve supersymmetry
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superstring theory
  (s'pər-strĭng')   
A type of string theory that includes the theoretical assumptions of supersymmetry.
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