Definition of particle physics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


particle physics

BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtɪkl fɪzɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtɪkl fɪzɪks//
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the scientific study of very small pieces of matter that are parts of an atom Particle physics looks at how new types of particles interact. experimental results in particle physics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: particle physics