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string theory Syllabification: string the·o·ry

Definition of string theory in English:


A cosmological theory based on the existence of cosmic strings. See also string (sense 5 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Does string theory incorporate number theory in its structure?
  • It has been used in gauge theory, instantons, monopoles, string theory and the theory of anomalies.
  • In 1974 the question finally was asked: could string theory be a theory of quantum gravity?
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