from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to relativism.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or resulting from speeds approaching the speed of light.
  • adjective Having to do with or based on the theory of relativity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of, pertaining to, or in conformity with the theory of relativity.
  • adjective moving at a speed sufficiently high that the changes of mass or time dilation predicted by the theory of relativity may be observed; moving at a significant fraction of the speed of light.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective physics of, or relating to relativity
  • adjective physics at, or near the speed of light
  • adjective philosophy of, or relating to relativism

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism
  • adjective relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity


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