brane

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Contracted form of membrane.

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brane (plural branes)

  1. (physics) A hypothetical object extending across a number of (often specified) spatial dimensions, with strings in string theory seen as one-dimensional examples.

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  • Burgess & Quevedo, "The Great Cosmic Roller-Coaster Ride", Scientific American, November 2007, pg. 57.

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brane

  1. inflection of brany:
    1. nominative and accusative singular neuter
    2. nominative and accusative plural