red shift

  1. (astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding
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  • Does a red shift really mean an expanding universe?
  • For my granddaughter's (5 girls so far) I'm going to make Practically Perfect's gathered shift in pastel eyelet (lined of course.) Beach Scenes
  • This effect is known as the gravitational red shift.
  • Most cosmologists - with the interesting exception of Hubble himself - came to the immediate conclusion that the red shift could only mean that the universe was expanding.
  • Sui's versions of the loose and easy style that has dominated the catwalks were brightly colored shifts embroidered with butterflies and flowers, or habutai tunics worn over skinny-leg capris. HappyNews - Top Stories
  • Quasars have red shifts ranging up to 4.5, making them the most distant distinct sources so far detected.
  • First Responders, she explained, worked rostered shifts but said more were needed to provide 24-hour cover seven days a week.
  • This red shift should result in different relative emissions at different wavelengths.
  • Red Shift's tour of The Third Man was launched as part of a nationwide programme of events marking the centenary of acclaimed author Graham Greene.
  • The signals section was a 24 hours per day operation and we were required to work an 8 hour rostered shift.
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