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equivalence principle

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A principle central to the theory of general relativity stating that a gravitational field is locally indistinguishable from the effects of an inertial force, such as the acceleration provided by a rocket engine.

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  • noun physics any of several principles, in relativity, concerned with the uniformity of physical measurements in different frames of reference

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