Definition of Minkowskian in US English:

Minkowskian

adjective

Physics Mathematics
  • Designating, relating to, or characteristic of the flat, four-dimensional space-time used by Hermann Minkowski in his geometrical descriptions of special relativity.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Scientific Abstracts. From the name of Hermann Minkowski + -ian.

Pronunciation

Minkowskian

/mɪŋˈkɒfskɪən/