angular acceleration

noun

: the rate of change per unit time of angular velocity

Example Sentences

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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Word History

First Known Use

1745, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angular acceleration was in 1745

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“Angular acceleration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angular%20acceleration. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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