weak interaction

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Synonyms for weak interaction

(physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay

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Those disturbing fragments of data prompted an intensive, four-year quest for evidence of a new force of nature to join the four types already known: gravity, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear interactions.