reference frame


reference frame

noun Physics.

  1. frame of reference(def 2).

  1. A basis of a four-dimensional coordinate system in which the first coordinate is understood as a time coordinate, while the other three coordinates represent spatial dimensions. Inertial frames and non-inertial frames are both examples of reference frames. Also called frame of reference See also General Relativity space-time Special Relativity.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

38 queries 3.027