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  • Cause — • Cause, as the correlative of effect, is understood as being that which in any way gives existence to, or contributes towards the existence of, any thing; which produces a result; to which the origin of any thing is to be ascribed Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • moving — /ˈmuvɪŋ / (say moohving) adjective 1. that moves. 2. causing or producing motion. 3. actuating, instigating, or impelling: the moving cause of a dispute. 4. that excites the feelings or affects with emotion, especially touching or pathetic.… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Moving magnet and conductor problem — Conductor moving in a magnetic field. The moving magnet and conductor problem is a famous thought experiment, originating in the 19th century, concerning the intersection of classical electromagnetism and special relativity. In it, the current in …   Wikipedia

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