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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending to move toward the middle adj. - Of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the nervous system; Tending to unify.

Usage examples (36)
  • centripetal force
  • The former is called centripetal, and the latter centrifugal motion.
  • May not this so-called centripetal force be identical with terrestrial gravitation?
  • This force is known as centripetal force and it is always directed toward the center of rotation. for more
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