Definition of redshifted in US English:



  • See redshift

    • ‘Astronomers have long observed that light from distant galaxies is usually redshifted.’
    • ‘It does not violate any principle of relativity, however, because the observer cannot see it; it is infinitely redshifted.’
    • ‘As a result, Gemini will be able to analyse the light from old and distant galaxies that has been redshifted on its journey to the Earth, as well as light from faint galaxies containing cool stars.’
    • ‘Astronomers say that the galactic light has been redshifted.’
    • ‘Smaller galaxies in galaxy clusters are systematically redshifted with respect to the larger galaxies.’