As adjectives the difference between timelike and tirelike
is that timelike
is (mathematics|physics) of a four-vector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive four-vector norm while tirelike
is resembling or characteristic of a tire (protective wheel covering).
(mathematics, physics) Of a four-vector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive four-vector norm.
(physics) (of the interval between two events in spacetime ) Having overlapping light cones, so that information can pass from one to the other, and one can be envisaged as a cause of the other.
* timelike component
* timelike congruence
* timelike path
* future directed timelike vector
* past directed timelike vector
* timelike vector field
Resembling or characteristic of a tire (protective wheel covering).