adjective• informal , chiefly British
abbreviation of upper class; coined in 1954 by Alan S. C. Ross, professor of linguistics, the term was popularized by its use in Nancy Mitford's Noblesse Oblige (1956).
- Denoting quantum states or wave functions that change sign on inversion through the origin. The opposite of g.[from German ungerade 'odd']
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substituted for mu.
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