decoherence

/ (ˌdiːkəʊˈhɪərəns) /

noun

physics the process in which a system's behaviour changes from that which can be explained by quantum mechanics to that which can be explained by classical mechanics

Nearby words

  1. deco,
  2. decoct,
  3. decoction,
  4. decode,
  5. decoder,
  6. decoic acid,
  7. decoke,
  8. decollate,
  9. decollate snail,
  10. decollation

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