Definition of electroweak in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈwiːk/


Relating to or denoting electromagnetic and weak interactions regarded as manifestations of the same interaction.
Example sentences
  • The right application turned out to the unification of the electromagnetic and weak interactions into a single electroweak force.
  • There are currently three theories that describe the whole of the universe: general relativity for gravity, quantum electrodynamics for the electroweak interaction, and quantum chromodynamics for the strong interaction.
  • Quantum electrodynamics, and its expansion to the electroweak Standard Model of particle physics, is also a quantum field theory.

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