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Galilean transformation

noun Physics.
  1. the equations in classical mechanics that relate position and time in two frames of reference that are moving uniformly with respect to each other.Compare inertial system, relativity(def 2).
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Origin of Galilean transformation

First recorded in 1905–10
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