future Cauchy development
future Cauchy development[¦fyü·chər ′kō·shē di‚vel·əp·mənt]
The set of points p relative to a surface S in a space-time such that every past-directed inextendible timelike or null curve through p intersects S. Symbolized D +(s). Also known as domain of dependence.
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