principle of equivalence


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(physics) the principle that an observer has no way of distinguishing whether his laboratory is in a uniform gravitational field or is in an accelerated frame of reference

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Despite a statement from the World Health Organization (9) stipulating that All prisoners have the right to receive health care, including preventive measures, equivalent to that available in the community, adopted in several countries, a principle of equivalence for health, including prevention, between the prison system and the general community is only rarely implemented (10,11).
79) The judgment in Transportes Urbanos discussed the availability of Member State liability damages actions and applied the principle of equivalence (and not just gave guidance) as to evaluating the purpose and similarity of an EU law-based and a domestic claim, stating that EU law precludes a rule on exhaustion of remedies before an EU law Member State liability claim is possible if this is not the case with "domestic State liability.
micro]v] = 0 is inconsistent with the physical foundations of General Relativity as adduced by Einstein in that it violates Einstein's Principle of Equivalence, and so writing [R.
Compensation following a compulsory purchase is based on the principle of equivalence, which means that you should be no worse off in financial terms after the acquisition than you were before.
Manifest in the quest for the "immediacy" of "animated utterance," the written text as faithful transcription of speech signals the presence of copia, "an exact superimposition of the oral on the written frame, a principle of equivalence or interchangeability.
The typical approach in the actuarial literature is to model the interest rate by a stochastic process and price life insurance contracts according to the traditional principle of equivalence, an approach widely accepted under deterministic interest rates.
The commonality between myth and philosophy introduces "the key principle of equivalence," which "refers to the commonality of the various matrices of experience and symbolization as engendered by the constant metaxic structure of consciousness/reality/language in its quest for truth, and by the constant quest for copersonal oneness of persons in communion-other-embodiment" (p.
This last provision violates the classic principle of equivalence that both Mewton and Einstein adopted, Hughes told SCIENCE NEWS.
15 countries and 28 CCPs outside the EU have been recognised, and we will stick to this principle of equivalence.
In deducing his principle of equivalence, Einstein ignored tidal gravitation forces; he pretended they do not exist.
2) The actual value of the lease payments will be determined for each period based on WIBOR 1M average of the month preceding the invoicing, calculated according to the choice of the Contractor, as the arithmetic average WIBOR 1M from the 30 days preceding period rounded to two decimal places or by its quotation on the date the previous installment maturing on the principle of equivalence for dates from the second to the end of the repayment schedule or based on WIBOR 1M on the first working day of the month in which it is generated installment,
The principle of equivalence for basic facilities Purchaser described in Appendix 2 to the Agreement 14DFZZ105.
At the 2012 AIDS Conference taking place in Washington DC, UNODC will today launch a policy brief that is anchored around two guiding principles, namely that "prison health is good public health" and that a human rights-based approach and the principle of equivalence of health in prisons are key.
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