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time dilation

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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

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(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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If the Avatar director can repeat the trick, and give us a new Terminator film that feels like the definitive episode in the saga, most fans will be more than willing to pretend that the last three movies in the series were wiped out of existence the moment Cameron fired up the time displacement gizmo and set the old electricity a crackling once again .
This is the first time displacement to this area has taken place, and it is close to Damascus," the source said on condition of anonymity.
In figure 1 time displacement graphs of both buildings at fourth floor level are super imposed to observe the pounding in buildings.
Figure 2 illustrates the time displacement graph of both buildings at fourth storey level when mitigation measure shear walls are used in building.
Each one-point offset represented 50 [micro]s of time displacement because of the 20 kHz sampling frequency (1/20,000 = 0.
Even though the team has experienced many manifestations of ghostly presences, intelligent hauntings, as well as residual hauntings and other time displacement issues, they normally rule out personal experiences, no matter who has them on the team, because it's not considered hard evidence.
The time displacement between images from different cameras filming a crash must be taken care of or made zero to avoid bad quality on the 3D result.
There was a certain amount of time displacement in terms of who wasoriginally playing what on which album, but basically the repertoire stemmed from the late-1960s, early-70s run of In The Court Of The Crimson King, In The Wake Of Poseidon and Islands.
Perhaps the most difficult issue for system designers is jitter, which is the time displacement of the signal's edges from their ideal location.
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