Meaning of electroweak theory

e•lec'tro•weak the"ory

Pronunciation: (i-lek'trō-wēk"), [key]
— Physics. Physics.
  1. a gauge theory that unifies quantum electrodynamics with the theory of weak interactions. Also calledCf. intermediate vector boson.
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