Definition of indeterminacy principle in English:

indeterminacy principle


  • another term for uncertainty principle
    • ‘Our inability to capture phenomena in their entirety should be regarded as the indeterminacy principle of biology.’
    • ‘Fortunately, or unfortunately, according to Heisenberg's indeterminacy principle, this is impossible.’
    • ‘Quantum encryption utilizes the behavior of weak light to act as a single photon and is premised on the indeterminacy principle.’
    • ‘Another application of the indeterminacy principle concerns the zero-point energy.’
    • ‘He maintains that Heisenberg's indeterminacy principle should not be regarded as expressing the impossibility of making measurements of unlimited precision.’