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entanglement

[in′taŋ·gəl·mənt]
(ordnance)
An obstacle, such as barbed wire, that is utilized to stop or hamper the forward movement of troops.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Entangle signed off her career with a gallant fifth behind French Navy in last month's Listed Ben Marshall Stakes at Newmarket, her first start in her native Britain.
And last September, Christopher Monroe and his team at the University of Maryland in College Park were able to entangle two qubits made of single ions.
As the chain segments relax further, G(t) decreases nearly monotonically with time for low molecular weight chains that do not entangle. But for entangled systems, G(t) falls through a transition period to a zone marked by a relatively flat temporal response where the modulus value remains fixed.
The NIST experiments seek to entangle atoms in such a way that measuring the energy level of one would reveal the energy level of another, even if they happen to be widely separated.
At the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information in Innsbruck, the team of physicists has now used laser light to entangle 20 calcium atoms in an ion trap experiment and observed the dynamic propagation of multi-particle entanglement in this system.
Using femtosecond pulses, the group has constructed a novel semiconductor-based method to entangle not two, but three electrons within a quantum well comprised of cadmium telluride.
Ref Joe Cortez will warn the British boxer against excessive holding after the Kiwi's camp raised fears Lewis would entangle their fighter in his powerful arms.