pitching moment

noun

Definition of pitching moment

: a moment tending to rotate an airplane or airfoil about its lateral axis

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History and Etymology for pitching moment

from present participle of pitch entry 3

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“Pitching moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pitching%20moment. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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