a hypothetical apparatus consisting of a point mass suspended from a weightless, frictionless thread whose length is constant, the motion of the body about the string being periodic and, if the angle of deviation from the original equilibrium position is small, representing simple harmonic motion (distinguished from physical pendulum).
noun, Mathematics. 1. a pole of order 1 of a function of a complex variable.
adjective, simpler, simplest. 1. easy to understand, deal with, use, etc.: a simple matter; simple tools. 2. not elaborate or artificial; plain: a simple style. 3. not ornate or luxurious; unadorned: a simple gown. 4. unaffected; unassuming; modest: a simple manner. 5. not complicated: a simple design. 6. not complex or compound; single. 7. occurring […]
- Simple salt
simple salt A salt in which no hydrogen or hydroxyl (OH) ion is replaced by a metallic ion. Sodium chloride (NaCl) is a simple salt. Compare complex salt, double salt.
noun 1. a sentence having only one clause, as I saw her the day before yesterday. simple sentence noun 1. a sentence consisting of a single main clause Compare compound sentence, complex sentence simple sentence definition A sentence containing only one independent clause and no dependent clauses: “He went home after class.” (Compare complex sentence, […]