Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction


Lo·​rentz-FitzGerald contraction
: fitzgerald contraction

Word History


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

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Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction

Lorentz force

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“Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lorentz-FitzGerald%20contraction. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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