Heisenberg uncertainty principle

noun
Hei·​sen·​berg uncertainty principle | \ ˈhī-zᵊn-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Heisenberg uncertainty principle (audio) , -ˌbərk- \

Definition of Heisenberg uncertainty principle

: uncertainty principle

called also Heisenberg's uncertainty principle

First Known Use of Heisenberg uncertainty principle

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Heisenberg uncertainty principle

after Werner heisenberg

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“Heisenberg uncertainty principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heisenberg%20uncertainty%20principle. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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