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FitzGer'ald contrac"tion



Physics.
the hypothesis that a moving body exhibits a contraction in the direction of motion when its velocity is close to the speed of light. Also called Fitz•Ger'ald-Lo'rentz contrac"tion Pronunciation: (fits-jer'uld lôr'ents, -lōr'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/fitzgerald-contraction.html on line 83 [key] Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/fitzgerald-contraction.html on line 120 FitzGerald contraction (Encyclopedia)

 

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