the sum of the products of the mass and the square of the perpendicular distance to the axis of rotation of each particle in a body rotating about an axis.
the tendency of a body to resist angular acceleration, expressed as the sum of the products of the mass of each particle in the body and the square of its perpendicular distance from the axis of rotation I
moment of inertia
A measure of a body’s resistance to angular acceleration, equal to the product of the mass of the body and the square of its distance from the axis of rotation. See also angular momentum, torque.
noun, Physics. 1. . noun, Physics. 1. the product of the moment of inertia of a body about an axis and its angular velocity with respect to the same axis. noun 1. a property of a mass or system of masses turning about some fixed point; it is conserved in the absence of the action […]
noun, Naval Architecture. 1. the product of a given area of sail, taken as the maximum safe area, and the vertical distance from the center of effort and the center of lateral resistance.
[muh-men-toh, moh-] /məˈmɛn toʊ, moʊ-/ noun, plural momentos, momentoes. 1. . n. a misspelling, or perhaps variant, of memento.
noun 1. the moment in a bullfight at which the matador is about to make the kill. 2. the moment at which one’s character, courage, skill, etc., is put to an extreme test; critical moment. noun 1. a moment when a person or thing is put to the test 2. the point in a bullfight […]