EPR

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Etymology[edit]

From the initials of the three theoreticians to conceived of the paradox, Einstein (Albert Einstein), Podolsky (Boris Podolsky), Rosen (Nathan Rosen)

Noun[edit]

EPR (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, physics) Abbreviation of EPR paradox. Initialism of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen. (Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox)
  2. (aviation) Engine pressure ratio, the ratio of pressure between exhaust and inlet of a jet engine.

Derived terms[edit]

  • (Einstein Podolsky Rosen): ER=EPR / EPR=ER (a conjecture about the nature of the universe that connects quantum physics to spacetime physics)

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