Definition of grand unified theory in English:

Share this entry

grand unified theory

Pronunciation:

noun

Physics
A theory attempting to give a single explanation of the strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions between subatomic particles.
Example sentences
  • Scientists had believed that once the shortcomings of particle physics had been left behind by the adoption of the exotic string theory, that a grand unified theory of everything would be an easily ascertainable goal.
  • Like physicists who are trying to make sense of the particles and forces that make up the physical world, knot theorists are looking for something akin to a grand unified theory that would explain all invariants and all knots.
  • Science still seeks for a grand unified theory.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: grand uni|fied the¦ory

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.