compound pendulum


compound pendulum
[1820-30]

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  • Compound pendulum — Pendulum Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compound pendulum — fizinė švytuoklė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. compound pendulum; physical pendulum vok. physikalisches Pendel, n; physisches Pendel, n rus. физический маятник, m pranc. pendule composé, m; pendule physique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • compound pendulum — noun pendulum consisting of an actual object allowed to rotate freely around a horizontal axis • Syn: ↑physical pendulum • Hypernyms: ↑pendulum • Hyponyms: ↑ballistic pendulum, ↑clock pendulum * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pendulum — Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the movements …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pendulum bob — Pendulum Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pendulum level — Pendulum Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pendulum wheel — Pendulum Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pendulum — This article is about pendulums. For other uses, see Pendulum (disambiguation). Simple gravity pendulum model assumes no friction or air resistance …   Wikipedia

  • pendulum — pendulumlike, adj. /pen jeuh leuhm, pen deuh /, n. 1. a body so suspended from a fixed point as to move to and fro by the action of gravity and acquired momentum. 2. Horol. a swinging lever, weighted at the lower end, for regulating the speed of… …   Universalium

  • Ballistic pendulum — Pendulum Pen du*lum, n.; pl. {Pendulums}. [NL., fr. L. pendulus hanging, swinging. See {Pendulous}.] A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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