Quasiparticle meaning

kwāzī-pärtĭ-kəl, kwäzē-
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Any of various discrete physical phenomena, such as phonons, that can be modeled as particles and can be induced by the interaction of conventional particles.
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(physics) A phonon, exciton, or other similar entity that has particlelike properties, as mass or energy.
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(physics) Any entity that has some characteristics of a distinct particle, but comprises a grouping of multiple particles.
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