redshift

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Etymology[edit]

red +‎ shift

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  • enPR: rĕd'shĭft, IPA(key): /ˈɹɛdˌʃɪft/
  • (file)

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redshift (countable and uncountable, plural redshifts)

  1. (physics) A change in the wavelength of light, in which the wavelength is longer than when it was emitted at the source.
  2. (US politics) The statistical bias towards Republican (or Blue Dog) candidates of US federal elections whose reported results vary considerably from those indicated by voter exit polls.

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