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principle of equivalence  equivalence principle  Einstein's equivalence principle  Einstein equivalence principle  Equivalence principle of gravitation
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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 WordNet 3.0
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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 WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In the theory of general relativity, the equivalence principle is the equivalence of gravitational and inertial mass, and Albert Einstein's observation that the gravitational "force" as experienced locally while standing on a massive body is the same as the pseudo-force experienced by an observer in a non-inertial frame of reference. Wikipedia
Principle of general relativity stating that inertial and gravitational masses are equivalent Wikidata
Any of several principles, in relativity, concerned with the uniformity of physical measurements in different frames of reference. Wiktionary