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[rel-uh-tuh-vis-tik] /ˌrɛl ə təˈvɪs tɪk/
of or relating to relativity or relativism.

subject to the special or the general theory of relativity.
(of a velocity) having a magnitude that is a significant fraction of the speed of light.
(of a particle) having a relativistic velocity:
radiation from relativistic electrons.

(physics) having or involving a speed close to that of light so that the behaviour is described by the theory of relativity rather than by Newtonian mechanics: a relativistic electron, a relativistic velocity
(physics) of, concerned with, or involving relativity
of or relating to relativism


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