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Heisenberg uncertainty principle

noun Physics.
  1. uncertainty principle.
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Origin of Heisenberg uncertainty principle

First recorded in 1965–70; named after W. K. Heisenberg
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British Dictionary definitions for heisenberg uncertainty principle

Heisenberg uncertainty principle

  1. a more formal name for uncertainty principle
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heisenberg uncertainty principle in Culture

Heisenberg uncertainty principle

See uncertainty principle.

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