Definitions
ekpyrotic Tweet Definition of ekpyrotic Like Definition of ekpyrotic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Used in the names "ekpyrotic universe" or "ekpyrotic scenario", coined specifically to name this theory (see w:Ekpyrotic, Wikipedia article).
  2. Relating to the ekpyrotic scenario, e.g. ekpyrotic cosmology.
Etymology: Coined in 2001 by Paul Steinhardt, from Ancient Greek εκπυρωσις (ekpurÅsis) "conflagration, ecpyrosis", referring in w:Stoic philosophy, Stoic philosophy to the destruction and recreation of the world in fire.


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for ekpyrotic for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.