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annihilation (plural annihilations)
- The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.
- The state of being annihilated.
- (physics) The process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy.
act of reducing to nothing
state of being annihilated
process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy
- Noah Webster (1913), “annihilation”, in Noah Porter, editor, Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam Company
- “annihilation”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911
- annihilation at OneLook Dictionary Search
annihilation f (plural annihilations)