Higgs boson definition by Webster's New World
Origin: after P. W. Higgs (1929-), British physicist
Higgs boson definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Fundamental particle of the Higgs field, the hypothetical quantum field responsible for giving subatomic particles their mass, after Peter Ware Higgs (born 1929), British physicist.
higgs boson - Computer Definition
The most elementary atomic particle discovered to date at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. With 99.9% certainty, the Higgs is said to be the particle that gives all other particles mass. It is smaller than all other particles but also heavier in atomic weight. Considered the glue of the universe, the Higgs is an invisible energy field that fills space. The Higgs Is a Type of Boson Named after Satyendra Nath Bose, a boson is a particle that shares quantum states and behaves collectively; for example, a photon is a boson. The Higgs is a type of boson that was postulated by three scientists in the 1960s: Peter Higgs, Francois Englert and Tom Kibble, all of whom were present in Geneva in 2012 when the discovery was officially announced. See quantum state.
higgs boson - Science Definition