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 length of 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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