Definition of General relativity theory
1. Noun. A generalization of special relativity to include gravity (based on the principle of equivalence).
Generic synonyms: Einstein's Theory Of Relativity, Relativity, Relativity Theory, Theory Of Relativity
Lexicographical Neighbors of General Relativity Theory
Literary usage of General relativity theory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Theory of General Relativity and Gravitation: Based on a Course of by Ludwik Silberstein (1922)
"They are not, however, generally covariant, and thus not appropriate to the purposes of the general relativity theory. What is covariant with respect to any ..."
2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"Until Einstein developed his general relativity theory it was also believed that absolute motion was possible. To illustrate, consider the propagation of ..."
3. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"Space, Time and Gravitation; An Outline of the general relativity theory. Cambridge Press. 1920. Relativity, the Special and General Theory; ..."
4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1921)
"Specially noteworthy was Professor Eddington's " Space, Time, and Gravitation : An Outline of the general relativity theory," published by the Cambridge ..."