frame dragging
 n.— «“Frame dragging is like what happens if a bowling ball spins in a thick fluid such as molasses. As the ball spins, it pulls the molasses around itself. Anything stuck in the molasses will also move around the ball. “Similarly, as the Earth rotates, it pulls space-time in its vicinity around itself. This will shift the orbits of satellites near the Earth.”» —“Einstein Is Proved Right Again” by John von Radowitz Scotsman (Scotland) Oct. 22, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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