virtual displacement

noun

Definition of virtual displacement

: an infinitesimal displacement of any point of a mechanical system that may or may not take place but that is compatible with the constraints of the system

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“Virtual displacement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virtual%20displacement. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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