Definition of Relativity theory

1. Noun. (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relativity Theory

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relativity theory (current term)
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Literary usage of Relativity theory

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1. Gravitation Versus Relativity: A Non-technical Explanation of the by Charles Lane Poor, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1922)
"... II THE EVIDENCE FOR THE relativity theory THE relativity theory strikes directly at our fundamental concepts as to the structure of the universe; ..."

2. The Theory of General Relativity and Gravitation: Based on a Course of by Ludwik Silberstein (1922)
"As is well-known from the special relativity theory, these equations retain their form or are covariant with respect to the Lorentz transformation, ie, ..."

3. The Theory of General Relativity and Gravitation: Based on a Course of by Ludwik Silberstein (1922)
"As is well-known from the special relativity theory, these equations retain their form or are covariant with respect to the Lorentz transformation, ie, ..."

4. Light: A Textbook for Students who Have Had One Year of Physics by Herbert Meredith Reese (1921)
"The relativity theory.—This failure of Michelson and Morley's experiment was ... Later a complete doctrine known as the "relativity theory" was worked out, ..."

5. Light: A Textbook for Students who Have Had One Year of Physics by Herbert Meredith Reese (1921)
"The relativity theory.—This failure of Michelson and Morley's experiment was ... Later a complete doctrine known as the "relativity theory" was worked out, ..."

6. The Theory of the Relativity of Motion by Richard Chace Tolman (1917)
"Finally, in Chapter XIII, we consider a four-dimensional method of expressing and treating the results of relativity theory. This chapter contains, in Part ..."

7. Einstein's Theories of Relativity and Gravitation: A Selection of Material by James Malcolm Bird, Albert Einstein (1921)
"THE SPECIAL relativity theory In our account of the Einstein theory we have not ... Firstly, the earlier Special relativity theory properly belongs to a ..."

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