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supergravity

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noun su·per·grav·i·ty \ˌsü-pər-ˈgra-və-tē\

Definition of supergravity

  1. :  any of various theories in physics that are based on supersymmetry and attempt to unify general relativity and quantum theory and that state that the principal transmitter of gravity is the graviton



1976

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1976


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