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weak force

n. The weak nuclear force.

weak force

n. (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons [syn: weak interaction]

Usage examples of "weak force".

That same day had to flee, before their weak force of will and its fragile sense of the moral crumbled before dangerous the attractiveness of that man.

If he didn't know better, he told himself, he'd swear that she was somehow generating a weak force field of some kind from within herself.

Beckmann drive beams had then surrounded the mass with a halo of energy, releasing its atoms from the bonds of nature's weak force.

There was power here, although nothing acute, and it was no help at all to be walking back and forth, back and forth as the Patriarch was doing, with a very weak force, luring the shadows to one side and the other like hounds following a tidbit, leading them to desire their freedom and then, with a turn, frustrating them.

In 1956 two American physicists, Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang, suggested that the weak force does not in fact obey the symmetry P.

In other words, the weak force would make the universe develop in a different way from the way in which the mirror image of the universe would develop.

If she goes after Bacirro with a weak force, one I can crush, we’.

There's a thing called the weak force, which causes radioactivity.

Fortunately, he had sent in only a fairly weak force of attack craft.