restoring force

noun
variants: or restoring torque

Definition of restoring force

: any one of the forces or torques that tend to restore a system or parts thereof to equilibrium after displacement

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History and Etymology for restoring force

from present participle of restore entry 1

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“Restoring force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restoring%20force. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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