As adjectives the difference between lightlike and eightlike
is that lightlike
is (mathematics) (of a four-vector
) having a space component whose magnitude is equal to its time component multiplied by the speed of light while eightlike
is (rare) shaped like a figure eight.
(mathematics) (of a four-vector ) having a space component whose magnitude is equal to its time component multiplied by the speed of light
(rare) Shaped like a figure eight.
* 1965 , August Aichhorn, Otto Fleischmann, Paul Kramer, Helen Ross, Delinquency and child guidance: selected papers?
* 2006 , Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Nature, empire, and nation
- ...with the contemporaneously developing notion about the eightlike shape of the crumpled wheel and the figure eight more generally.
- For example, some scholars thought that an eightlike figure on the robe of the Virgin signified that the image was the eighth wonder of the world.