grand unification theory

noun Physics.

a possible future quantum field theory that would encompass both the electroweak theory and quantum chromodynamics. Abbreviation: GUT

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Origin of grand unification theory

First recorded in 1980–85

Also called grand unified theory. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019