Heisenberg uncertainty principle


noun Physics.

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Origin of Heisenberg uncertainty principle

First recorded in 1965–70; named after W. K. Heisenberg

Words nearby Heisenberg uncertainty principle

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British Dictionary definitions for Heisenberg uncertainty principle

Heisenberg uncertainty principle
/ (ˈhaɪzənˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

a more formal name for uncertainty principle
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Cultural definitions for Heisenberg uncertainty principle

Heisenberg uncertainty principle

See uncertainty principle.

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