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- n. A discredited scientific theory, once considered an alternative to special relativity, proposing that light is emitted at speed c relative to its source instead of applying the invariance postulate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the theory of Newton, regarding light as consisting of emitted particles or corpuscles. See Corpuscular theory, under Corpuscular.
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