Higgs

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hick + the patronymic suffix -s.

Proper noun[edit]

Higgs

  1. A patronymic surname​.

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Noun[edit]

Higgs (plural Higgses)

  1. Short form of Higgs boson.
    • 2012 July 2, Rincon, Paul, “US sees stronger hints of Higgs”, bbc.co.uk, accessed on 2012-07-02:
      The Higgs is the cornerstone of the Standard Model - the most successful theory to explain the workings of the Universe - and explains why all other particles have mass.

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