time dilatation
noun see time dilation

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  • time dilatation — noun see time dilation * * * Physics. (in relativity) the apparent loss of time of a moving clock as observed by a stationary observer. Also, time dilation. [1955 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • time dilatation — Physics. (in relativity) the apparent loss of time of a moving clock as observed by a stationary observer. Also, time dilation. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • time dilatation — noun A less common variant of time dilation …   Wiktionary

  • time dilation — In the theory of special relativity, the slowing down of a clock as perceived by an observer in relative motion with respect to that clock. Time dilation becomes noticeable only at speeds approaching that of light and has been accurately… …   Universalium

  • time dilation — noun also time dilatation : a slowing of time in accordance with the theory of relativity that occurs in a system in motion relative to an outside observer and that becomes apparent especially as the speed of the system approaches that of light * …   Useful english dictionary

  • time dilation — noun Date: 1934 a slowing of time in accordance with the theory of relativity that occurs in a system in motion relative to an outside observer and that becomes apparent especially as the speed of the system approaches that of light called also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Esophageal dilatation — is a therapeutic endoscopic procedure that enlarges the lumen of the esophagus. [cite web url=http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed uid=6853983 cmd=showdetailview indexed=google|title=Bacteremia associated with esophageal dilatation …   Wikipedia

  • Spin Up Time — Self Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology Exemple d attributs S.M.A.R.T. Self Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, ou S.M.A.R.T., (littéralement Technologie d Auto surveillance, d Analyse et de Rapport) est un système de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • timedilation — time dilation n. The relativistic slowing of a clock that moves with respect to a stationary observer. Also called time dilatation. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ives-Stilwell-Experiment — Das Ives Stilwell Experiment war das erste Experiment, mit dem der transversale Dopplereffekt und somit die aus der speziellen Relativitätstheorie folgende Zeitdilatation direkt nachgewiesen werden konnte. Zusammen mit dem Michelson Morley… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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