Bell's theorem


Definition of Bell's theorem

  1. :  a theorem in quantum physics: two particles that have interacted will continue to influence each other instantaneously following separation

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Origin and Etymology of bell's theorem

after John Stewart Bell †1990 Irish physicist

First Known Use: 1973

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to cast off or become cast off

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