righting moment

noun

Definition of righting moment

: a moment that tends to restore an airplane or a naval vessel to its previous attitude after any small rotational displacement

called also restoring moment

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“Righting moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/righting%20moment. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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