Relativity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌreləˈtɪvəti|  American pronunciation of the word relativity
Brit.  |rɛləˈtɪvɪti|  British pronunciation of the word relativity


- (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
- the quality of being relative and having significance only in relation to something else


...the complicacy of the theory of relativity is such that it cannot be reduced to a few words that are readily comprehensible to the layman...'re not the only one who finds Einstein's theory of relativity abstruse...

Einstein's theory of relativity was deduced from two postulates.

Some people find the idea of relativity difficult to grasp.

This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory

She proposed a new theory of relativity

Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors

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