physical pendulum

noun

Definition of physical pendulum

: a rigid body so mounted on a horizontal axis through its center of suspension that when the body is displaced it vibrates freely about its position of equilibrium distinguished from simple pendulum

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“Physical pendulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physical%20pendulum. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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