Lorentz electron

Lorentz electron

[′lȯr‚ens i′lek‚trän]
(electromagnetism)
A model of the electron as a damped harmonic oscillator; used to explain the variation of the real and imaginary parts of the index of refraction of a substance with frequency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rather than dissolving or becoming irrelevant, the substantivalist-relationist dispute in the context of Lorentz electron theory is just plain settled.
in the context of Lorentz electron theory or Newtonian mechanics and gravitation?