Higgs

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From Hick + the patronymic suffix -s.

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Higgs

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Adjective[edit]

Higgs ‎(not comparable)

  1. pertaining to the Higgs mechanism/Higgs force

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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”, in bbc.co.uk[1], retrieved July 2, 2012:
      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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