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Einstein shift

noun, Physics, Astronomy
1.
formerly, gravitational redshift.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Einstein shift

noun
1.
(astronomy) a small displacement towards the red in the spectra, caused by the interaction between the radiation and the gravitational field of a massive body, such as the sun
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