Definition of Lorentz transformation in English:

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Lorentz transformation


The set of equations that, in Einstein’s special theory of relativity, relate the space and time coordinates of one frame of reference to those of another.
Example sentences
  • These experiments and others give us confidence in the Lorentz transformations and special relativity.
  • According to Einstein's theory, a relativistic equation has to use coordinates that have the proper Lorentz transformation properties.
  • The extent of this distortion of space and time is described by a set of equations that are now known as Lorentz transformations.

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Syllabification: Lo·rentz trans·for·ma·tion

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