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PARTICLE PHYSICS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does particle physics mean? 

PARTICLE PHYSICS (noun)
  The noun PARTICLE PHYSICS has 1 sense:

1. the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions

  Familiarity information: PARTICLE PHYSICS used as a noun is very rare.


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PARTICLE PHYSICS (noun)


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Meaning:

The branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

high energy physics; high-energy physics; particle physics

Hypernyms ("particle physics" is a kind of...):

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)

Domain member category:

flavor; flavour ((physics) the six kinds of quarks)

charm; strangeness ((physics) one of the six flavors of quark)

color; colour ((physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors)


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