renormalization

noun
re·normalization | \ (ˈ)rē+ \

Definition of renormalization 

: the replacement of theoretically infinite variables (such as the mass and charge of an electron) with experimentally obtained values in the solutions of equations in certain quantum mechanical theories (such as quantum electrodynamics)

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Other words from renormalization

renormalizability \"ˌnȯ(r)məˌlīzəˈbilətē \ noun
renormalizable \"ˌnȯ(r)məˈlīzəbəl \ adjective
renormalize \"+ \ transitive verb

First Known Use of renormalization

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for renormalization

re- + normalization

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