Synonyms and Antonyms for corpuscular-theory

1. corpuscular theory (n.)

(physics) the theory that light is transmitted as a stream of particles

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2. corpuscular-radiation pressure (n.)

the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave

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3. theory-based (adj.)

based in theory rather than experiment

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4. M-theory (n.)

(particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong

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5. theory (n.)

a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena

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6. theory (n.)

a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

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7. theory (n.)

a belief that can guide behavior

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