Some articles on relative, relatives:
... In aeronautics, the relative wind is the direction of movement of the atmosphere relative to an aircraft or an airfoil ... It is opposite to the direction of movement of the aircraft or airfoil relative to the atmosphere ... This vector is the relative wind or the free stream velocity vector ...
... During the morning, the relative humidity exceeds 75% for most times of the year ... During the months of monsoon, the relative humidity during the afternoons is approximately 60% ... During the driest months (January to March), the relative humidity in the afternoon is less than 35% ...
... Relative wind is also used to describe the airflow relative to an object in freefall through an atmosphere, such as that of a person's body during the freefall portion of a skydive or ... In a normal skydive the vertical descent of the skydiver creates an upward relative wind ... The relative wind strength increases with increased descent rate ...
... Friends Relatives, 1999 compilation album Dead Relatives, 2000 music album by Canadian Emm Gryner Relative Ways, 2001 music album by...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead ...
... A Relative bearing indicator shows the bearing of some source relative to a vehicle carrying a detector ...
More definitions of "relative":
- (adj): Not absolute or complete.
Example: "A relative stranger"
- (noun): A person related by blood or marriage.
Famous quotes containing the word relative:
“She went in there to muse on being rid
Of relative beneath the coffin lid.
No one was by. She stuck her tongue out; slid.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“The ungentlemanly expressions and gasconading conduct of yours relative to me yesterday was in true character of yourself and unmask you to the world and plainly show that they were ebullitions of a base mind ... and flow from a source devoid of every refined sentiment or delicate sensations.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)
“And since the average lifetimethe relative longevityis far greater for memories of poetic sensations than for those of heartbreaks, since the very long time that the grief I felt then because of Gilbert, it has been outlived by the pleasure I feel, whenever I wish to read, as in a sort of sundial, the minutes between twelve fifteen and one oclock, in the month of May, upon remembering myself chatting ... with Madame Swann under the reflection of a cradle of wisteria.”
—Marcel Proust (18711922)