• (noun): Physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955).
    Synonyms: Albert Einstein
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "Einstein":

  • (noun): Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.
    Example: "He's smart but he's no Einstein"
    Synonyms: genius, mastermind, brain

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    In so far as the statements of geometry speak about reality, they are not certain, and in so far as they are certain, they do not speak about reality.
    —Albert Einstein (1879–1955)

    When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.
    —Albert Einstein (1879–1955)

    God is subtle, but he is not malicious.
    [Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott, aber boshaft ist er nicht.]
    —Albert Einstein (1879–1955)