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Critical Analysis of Definitions of the Meter and the Second

  • Open or CloseDassonville PF*


    *Corresponding author: Dassonville PF, Author of the Invention of Time and Space: Origins, Definitions, Nature, Properties, France

Submission: September 28, 2020; Published: February 09, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/AES.2021.01.000521

Volume1 Issue5


The exploration of minutes published by the Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures (CGPM) between 1967 and 2019 confirms the unmissable need for accurate definitions. To define, it’s to say what something is. There is no vicious circle, everything can be defined. Lack of definition and ignorance go together. A definition must be coherent, easily understandable and as concise as possible. In addition, a good definition is able to provide some theoretical extensions: the definition of the meter will provide an impressive illustration.

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