angular acceleration


Definition of angular acceleration

: the rate of change per unit time of angular velocity

Examples of angular acceleration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are two more things to think about: torque and angular acceleration. Rhett Allain, Wired, 16 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of angular acceleration

1745, in the meaning defined above

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“Angular acceleration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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