static stability

noun

Definition of static stability

: the degree of stable equilibrium of a body (such as a suspended body, a floating ship, or an airplane in flight) capable of rotating out of its equilibrium position measured by the torque necessary to produce a given deflection

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“Static stability.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/static%20stability. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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