weak interaction
noun see weak force

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weak interaction — weak′ interac′tion n. phs the interaction between elementary particles and the three intermediate vector bosons that carry the weak force …   From formal English to slang

  • weak interaction — /ˈwik ɪntəˌrækʃən/ (say week intuh.rakshuhn) noun a fundamental interaction occurring between both leptons and hadrons, responsible for radioactivity, which is some 1012 times weaker than the strong interaction. Also, weak nuclear interaction,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • weak interaction — noun the fundamental interaction responsible for the weak nuclear force Syn: weak nuclear interaction …   Wiktionary

  • weak interaction — noun (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons • Syn: ↑weak force • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weak interaction — Physics. the interaction between elementary particles and the intermediate vector bosons that carry the weak force from one particle to another. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • weak interaction — (also weak force) noun Physics a short range interaction between particles which is very much weaker than the electromagnetic and the strong interactions and conserves neither strangeness, parity, nor isospin …   English new terms dictionary

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