Brane meaning

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Any of the spatially extended mathematical objects of zero or more dimensions used in string theory. A one-dimensional brane, referred to as a “1-brane,” is a string.
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Origin of brane

  • Short for membrane (a membrane originally being a 2-brane or two-dimensional analogue of a 1-brane or string)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition