Feynman diagram

noun Physics a diagram showing electromagnetic interactions between subatomic particles.
named after the American theoretical physicist Richard P. Feynman (1918–88).

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  • feynman diagram — noun also feynman graph ˈfīnmən Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: after Richard Feynman died 1988 American physicist : a diagram of subatomic particle interactions in which lines represent particles and points where lines meet represent… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Feynman, Richard P. — ▪ American physicist in full  Richard Phillips Feynman   born May 11, 1918, New York, New York, U.S. died February 15, 1988, Los Angeles, California       American theoretical physicist who was widely regarded as the most brilliant, influential,… …   Universalium

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