Heisenberg uncertainty principle
Proper noun
  1. (physics, quantum mechanics) The principle that there is an absolute limit on the combined accuracy of certain pairs of simultaneous, related measurements, especially that of the position and momentum of a particle. Originally posited as a problem of measurement, it was soon refined as an inherent property of the universe.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: principe d'incertitude d'Heisenberg
  • German: Heisenbergsche Unschärferelation, Unschärferelation
  • Italian: principio di indeterminazione di Heisenberg
  • Russian: при́нцип неопределённости Гейзенбе́рга
  • Spanish: principio de indeterminación de Heisenberg



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