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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to the motion of bodies.

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  • The X-rays scatter photons in the CMB, shifting its temperature in an effect known as the kinematic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (SZ) effect.
  • The change, which astronomers call the kinematic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (KSZ) effect, is so small that it has never been observed in a single galaxy cluster.
  • The term 'kinematic' is used when motion is considered abstractly without reference to force or mass.
  • "kinematic" or "geometric" too -- if that is what you were on the look out for. for more
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