HyperDic: relativistic

English > 2 senses of the word relativistic:
ADJECTIVEpertrelativisticrelating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity
pertrelativisticof or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism
relativistic > pronunciation
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English > relativistic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity.
Examples
  • "relativistic quantum mechanics"
  • "relativistic increase in mass"
  • "radiation from relativistic particles"
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishrelativista
Catalanrelativista
Nounsrelativity(physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
Adverbsrelativisticallyby the theory of relativity
English > relativistic: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism.
Spanishrelativismo, relativista
Catalanrelativista
Nounsrelativism(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that all criteria of judgment are relative to the individuals and situations involved
relativitythe quality of being relative / relative and having significance only in relation to something else

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