fundamental interaction


fundamental interaction
any of the fundamental forces that act between elementary particles; each one is associated with an exchanged particle

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  • Fundamental interaction — In physics, a fundamental interaction or fundamental force is a mechanism by which particles interact with each other, and which cannot be explained in terms of another interaction. Overview In the conceptual model of fundamental interactions,… …   Wikipedia

  • fundamental interaction — In physics, the effect of any of the four fundamental forces gravitational, electromagnetic, strong, and weak. All known natural forces can be traced to these fundamental interactions. Gravitation is the attractive force between any two objects… …   Universalium

  • fundamental interaction — noun (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons • Syn: ↑interaction • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fundamental interaction — /ˌfʌndəmɛntəl ɪntəˈrækʃən/ (say .funduhmentuhl intuh rakshuhn) noun any of the four basic interactions or forces of nature, that is the gravitational, electromagnetic, strong, and weak interactions. Also, fundamental force …   Australian English dictionary

  • Interaction — For other uses, see Interaction (disambiguation). Interaction is a kind of action that occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another. The idea of a two way effect is essential in the concept of interaction, as opposed to a one way …   Wikipedia

  • fundamental — fundamentality, fundamentalness, n. fundamentally, adv. /fun deuh men tl/, adj. 1. serving as, or being an essential part of, a foundation or basis; basic; underlying: fundamental principles; the fundamental structure. 2. of, pertaining to, or… …   Universalium

  • fundamental force — noun any of the fundamental forces that act between elementary particles; each one is associated with an exchanged particle Syn: fundamental interaction …   Wiktionary

  • fundamental force — /ˌfʌndəmɛntəl ˈfɔs/ (say .funduhmentuhl faws) noun → fundamental interaction …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation — (FIRO) is a theory of interpersonal relations, introduced by William Schutz in 1958. DescriptionAccording to the theory, three dimensions of interpersonal relations are necessary and sufficient to explain most human interaction. The dimensions… …   Wikipedia

  • Fundamental attribution error — In social psychology, the fundamental attribution error (also known as correspondence bias or attribution effect) describes the tendency to over value dispositional or personality based explanations for the observed behaviors of others while… …   Wikipedia


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