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

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Recent Examples on the Web One, called electroweak baryogenesis, posits extra versions of the Higgs boson—the particle related to how everything else gets mass. Clara Moskowitz, Scientific American, "Antimatter Discovery Reveals Clues about the Universe’s Beginning," 23 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of electroweak

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Electroweak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electroweak. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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