angular impulse


Definition of angular impulse

: the product of a torque and its time of duration being equal to the change in angular momentum of a body free to rotate — compare impulse sense 4a

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First Known Use of angular impulse

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Angular impulse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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