nonrelativistic

adjective
non·​rel·​a·​tiv·​is·​tic | \ ˌnän-ˌre-lə-ti-ˈvi-stik How to pronounce nonrelativistic (audio) \

Definition of nonrelativistic

1 : not based on or involving the theory of relativity nonrelativistic equations nonrelativistic kinematics
2 : of, relating to, or being a body moving at less than a relativistic velocity

Other Words from nonrelativistic

nonrelativistically \ ˌnän-​ˌre-​lə-​ti-​ˈvi-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nonrelativistically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of nonrelativistic

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonrelativistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonrelativistic. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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