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statistical physics

Syllabification: sta·tis·ti·cal phys·ics

Definition of statistical physics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A branch of physics concerned with large numbers of particles to which statistics can be applied.
Example sentences
  • Pattern-recognition research is linked to information theory, control theory, statistical physics, dynamical systems theory, and mathematical optimization theory.
  • Under Einstein's influence, Stern became interested in light quanta, the nature of atoms, magnetism, and statistical physics.
  • Let's assume that voters interact with each other just as electrons do in the well-known Ising model in statistical physics.

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