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string theory

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Definition of string theory in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A cosmological theory based on the existence of cosmic strings. See string (sense 6) 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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