time dilation


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Related to time dilation: length contraction, Twin paradox, Time travel

time dilation

n.
The relativistic slowing of a clock that moves with respect to a stationary observer. Also called time dilatation.

time dilation

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time dilatation

n
(General Physics) the principle predicted by relativity that time intervals between events in a system have larger values measured by an observer moving with respect to the system than those measured by an observer at rest with respect to it
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