relativistic has definitions from the field of physics
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[ adjective ] (physics) relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity

Examples

"relativistic quantum mechanics" "relativistic increase in mass" "radiation from relativistic particles"

Used in print

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

The Poynting-Robertson effect ( Robertson , 1937 ; Wyatt and Whipple , 1950 ) , which is a retardation of the orbital motion of particles by the relativistic aberration of the repulsive_force of the impinging solar_radiation , causes the dust to spiral into the sun in times much shorter than the age of the Earth .

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physics relativity

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[ adjective ] of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism

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relativism

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