Definition of standard model in English:

standard model

Syllabification: stand·ard mod·el


(the standard model) Physics
  • A mathematical description of the elementary particles of matter and the electromagnetic, weak, and strong forces by which they interact.
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    • The most familiar, and second strongest, force described in the standard model is electromagnetism.
    • We have to two theories that are both extremely successful but mutually incompatible - Einstein's general relativity and the standard model of particle physics.
    • String theory is ‘large enough’ to include the standard model and includes gravity as a must.

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