electroweak

adjective
elec·​tro·​weak | \ i-ˈlek-trō-ˌwēk How to pronounce electroweak (audio) \

Definition of electroweak

: of, relating to, or being the unification of electromagnetism and the weak force

First Known Use of electroweak

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Electroweak.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electroweak. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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