standard model

noun

: a theory in physics that describes the basic components of matter and the forces that govern their interactions

Examples of standard model in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This course also includes off-road training with the armored X5 SUV, which is a literal ton heavier than the standard model. Daniel Golson / Jalopnik, Quartz, 1 Apr. 2024 That discovery neatly completed the standard model but left physicists vexed. Byadrian Cho, science.org, 28 Mar. 2024 All rechargeable batteries degrade over time, although Tesla batteries degrade slowly and LFP batteries used in the standard model are said to degrade at an even slower rate. Larry Magid, The Mercury News, 28 Mar. 2024 The retailer is also offering the Sonos One SL, which is identical to the standard model but drops the mics, for $159.20 ($41 off) in white. Sheena Vasani, The Verge, 27 Jan. 2024 When the researchers cut the training length from 125,000 steps to just 5,000, the accuracy of the forgetting model decreased to 57.8, on average, while the standard model plunged to 37.2, which is no better than random guesses. Amos Zeeberg, WIRED, 10 Mar. 2024 The Pro model is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8200 flagship silicon, while the standard model runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7 Gen 3, a new mid-range series chip. Ben Sin, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Adjustable air springs lower the rakish body by 10 mm to 25 mm versus standard models. Lawrence Ulrich, Robb Report, 20 Feb. 2024 Spring Valley House began as a standard model home and the owners slowly added on. Melissa Oyler, Charlotte Observer, 1 Feb. 2024

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First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of standard model was in 1975

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“Standard model.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/standard%20model. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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