mass-energy equation


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mass′-en′ergy equa`tion



n.
the equation, E = mc2, formulated by Albert Einstein, expressing the equivalence of mass and energy, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the velocity of light.
[1940–45]
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These phenomena can be explained with help of generalized mass-energy equation [DELTA]E = A[c.sup.2][DELTA]M.
Further the generalized mass-energy equation [DELTA]E = A[c.sup.2][DELTA]M, is derived, and E = [DELTA][mc.sup.2] is special case of the former depending upon value of A (depends upon the characteristics conditions of the process).