center of gravity

Definition of center of gravity

2 :the point at which the entire weight of a body may be considered as concentrated so that if supported at this point the body would remain in equilibrium in any position
3 :center 2a

First Known Use of center of gravity

1633


CENTER OF GRAVITY Defined for Kids

center of gravity

noun

Definition of center of gravity for Students

plural centers of gravity
:the point at which the entire weight of a body may be thought of as centered so that if supported at this point the body would balance perfectly

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