Definition of Machian in English:

Machian

Pronunciation /ˈmɑːkɪən/ /ˈmakɪən/ /ˈmɑːxɪən/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Ernst Mach, his scientific work, or his philosophical ideas, in which the principles of mechanics were based on an extreme empiricism.

noun

  • A follower or adherent of Mach or his ideas.

Origin

1920s. From Mach + -ian.