Associations to the word «Relativity»


RELATIVITY, noun. The state of being relative to something else.
RELATIVITY, noun. (physics) The principle that the laws of physics should be the same for all observers.
RELATIVITY, noun. (relativity) Either of two theories (special relativity or general relativity) developed by German-American physicist Albert Einstein. Also called Einsteinian relativity.

Dictionary definition

RELATIVITY, noun. (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts.
RELATIVITY, noun. The quality of being relative and having significance only in relation to something else.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche