a hypothetical object consisting of a very small one-dimensional string that vibrates in ten (or more) dimensions

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  • superstring — [so͞o′pər striŋ΄] n. Physics a theoretical object analogous to an elementary particle, consisting of a curve of finite length but only one dimension, which vibrates within a framework of ten dimensions …   English World dictionary

  • Superstring — Als Superstringtheorie (abkürzend meist Stringtheorie) bezeichnet man eine Sammlung eng verwandter hypothetischer physikalischer Modelle, die alle bisher beobachteten Fundamentalkräfte der Physik einheitlich erklären. Sie gilt damit als Ansatz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • superstring — /ˈsupəstrɪŋ/ (say soohpuhstring) noun a hypothetical elementary entity postulated in multidimensional space in superstring theory …   Australian English dictionary

  • superstring — superstyga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. superstring vok. Supersaite, f rus. суперструна, f pranc. supercorde, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • superstring — noun Date: 1982 a hypothetical string obeying the rules of supersymmetry whose vibrations manifest themselves as particles existing in ten dimensions of which only four are evident …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superstring — /sooh peuhr string /, n. Physics. an elementary particle treated as a string in any string theory of supersymmetry. [SUPER + STRING] * * * …   Universalium

  • superstring — noun Physics a subatomic particle in a version of string theory that incorporates supersymmetry …   English new terms dictionary

  • superstring — su·per·string …   English syllables

  • superstring — noun a hypothetical particle that is the elementary particle in a theory of space time • Hypernyms: ↑particle, ↑subatomic particle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Superstring theory — is an attempt to explain all of the particles and fundamental forces of nature in one theory by modelling them as vibrations of tiny supersymmetric strings. It is considered one of the most promising candidate theories of quantum gravity.… …   Wikipedia

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