Definition of wave mechanics

1 : the mathematical description of atomic and subatomic particles in terms of their wave characteristics

First Known Use of wave mechanics

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wave mechanics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20mechanics. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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