gauge theory


gauge theory

noun

Definition of GAUGE THEORY

:  any of several theories in physics that explain the transmission of a fundamental force between two interacting particles by the exchange of an elementary particle

First Known Use of GAUGE THEORY

1973

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: gauge wheel
Previous Word in the Dictionary: gauge stuff
All Words Near: gauge theory

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up gauge theory? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).