Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » R » Relational Adjective ... Religionism

RELATIVISTIC MASS

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does relativistic mass mean? 

RELATIVISTIC MASS (noun)
  The noun RELATIVISTIC MASS has 1 sense:

1. (physics) the mass of a body in motion relative to the observer: it is equal to the rest mass multiplied by a factor that is greater than 1 and that increases as the magnitude of the velocity increases

  Familiarity information: RELATIVISTIC MASS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RELATIVISTIC MASS (noun)


Sense 1relativistic mass [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(physics) the mass of a body in motion relative to the observer: it is equal to the rest mass multiplied by a factor that is greater than 1 and that increases as the magnitude of the velocity increases

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("relativistic mass" is a kind of...):

mass (the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field)

Domain category:

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Talk of the devil - and the devil appears." (English proverb)

"Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view and demand that they respect yours." (Native American proverbs and quotes, Chief Tecumseh)

"At the narrow passage there is no brother and no friend." (Arabic proverb)

"Think before you begin." (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0376 seconds