gravitino

[ grav-i-tee-noh ]

nounPhysics.
  1. the hypothetical fermionic partner of the graviton, predicted by the supergravity extension of Einstein's theory of general relativity.

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Scientific definitions for gravitino

gravitino

[ grăv′ĭ-tē ]


  1. A hypothetical particle postulated in supergravity theory to correspond to the graviton, just as neutrinos correspond to other fermions. See also neutrino supergravity.

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