Definition of superstring in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpəˌstrɪŋ/


A subatomic particle in a version of string theory that incorporates supersymmetry.
Example sentences
  • Uniting these two different symmetries is highly nontrivial and leads us directly to supersymmetry and superstrings.
  • The current great excitement amongst theoretical physicists for superstrings has arisen because this idea provides the first good candidate for a Theory of Everything.
  • When fermions are added to make superstrings, the mathematics becomes more complicated but the structures and symmetries become more rich.

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