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matrix mechanics

noun, Physics.
a formulation of non-relativistic quantum mechanics in which physical quantities are represented by matrices and matrix algebra is used to predict the outcome of physical measurements.
Compare wave mechanics. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • matrix mechanics had made the Darkovans virtually immune to the lure of Terra's advanced technologies.

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