angular velocity

noun

Definition of angular velocity

: the rate of rotation around an axis usually expressed in radians or revolutions per second or per minute

Examples of angular velocity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, the battery pack is also equipped with an accelerometer and gyroscope to track things like speed and angular velocity, plus a Bluetooth radio chip that sends all that information to an app. Outside Online, 20 May 2022 QubeSat is flying to demonstrate quantum gyroscopes to measure angular velocity. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Feb. 2022 QubeSat is flying to demonstrate quantum gyroscopes to measure angular velocity. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Feb. 2022 The slope of this data will be the angular velocity. Rhett Allain, Wired, 14 May 2021 QubeSat is flying to demonstrate quantum gyroscopes to measure angular velocity. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Feb. 2022 Angular momentum is the product of the angular velocity and the moment of inertia. Rhett Allain, Wired, 26 July 2021 QubeSat is flying to demonstrate quantum gyroscopes to measure angular velocity. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Feb. 2022 QubeSat is flying to demonstrate quantum gyroscopes to measure angular velocity. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of angular velocity

circa 1672, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angular velocity was circa 1672

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5 Jun 2022

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“Angular velocity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angular%20velocity. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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