the hypothesis that a moving body exhibits a contraction in the direction of motion when its velocity is close to the speed of light.
(physics) the contraction that a moving body exhibits when its velocity approaches that of light
[fits-hyoo or, often, -yoo] /fɪtsˈhyu or, often, -ˈyu/ noun 1. a male given name.
noun 1. Sean (ʃɔːn). born 1963, New Zealand Rugby Union footballer; played in 92 test matches (1986–97), 51 as captain
/fɪtsˈrəʊvɪə/ noun 1. (informal) the district north of Oxford Street, London, around Fitzroy Square and its pubs, noted in the 1930s and 40s as a haunt of poets
- Fitzwilliam museum
/ˌfɪtzˈwɪljəm/ noun 1. a museum, attached to Cambridge University and founded in 1816, noted esp for its paintings and collections devoted to the applied arts