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|Noun||1.||principle of relativity - (physics) a universal law that states that the laws of mechanics are not affected by a uniform rectilinear motion of the system of coordinates to which they are referred|
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"