Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction

Lo·​rentz-FitzGerald contraction | \ ˈlōrˌen(t)s-\

Definition of Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction

: fitzgerald contraction

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History and Etymology for Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction

after Hendrik A. Lorentz †1928 Dutch physicist and George F. FitzGerald †1901 Irish physicist

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