Displacement

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Displacement may refer to:

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  • Displacement (vector), the difference between the final and initial position of a point (for instance, the center of mass of a moving object). The actual path covered to reach the final position is irrelevant. It can simply be defined as the shortest path between the final point and initial point of a body
  • Wien's displacement law, a relation concerning the spectral distribution of blackbody radiation
  • Angular displacement, a change in orientation of a rigid body, the amount of rotation about a fixed axis.

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