Noun(1) a disposition to remain inactive or inert(2) (physics
(1) Earth's mass, moreover, measures Earth's inertia or sluggishness if we tried to stop or change its movement through space.(2) the thermal inertia of the oceans will delay the full rise in temperature for a few decades(3) No individual names, but there is a general mindset and inertia of individuals in the bureaucracy, including in [my] office.(4) Delays and adjournments dog the work of the courts, and the consequent administrative inertia can sap the energy and enthusiasm of even the most committed researcher.(5) How fast and in what order remains to be seen, but the direction is a matter of inertia without friction.(6) Soil for the grass over the common room adds to the thermal inertia of the whole.(7) It very well may be a happier year in commodity markets if the facts of last year's short crop overcome continued global economic inertia .(8) Interestingly, the few studies that have explored this issue seem to point to an overwhelmingly large contribution of wing inertia to the total forces that must be generated.(9) The dominating force opposing motion therefore arises from viscosity rather than inertia .(10) So, whereas what was required under a dictatorship was exceptional courage, what citizens in democracies have to do is overcome apathy and inertia .(11) Medieval thinkers had not yet mastered the concept of inertia , the tendency for objects to resist any change in their movement.(12) It's not yet possible to predict whether the political system will completely dissipate away under the forces of inertia , or whether some renewed political structure will emerge from the ether.(13) The relatively large mass and thermal inertia of female desert tortoises usually prevents winter activity but facilitates their relaxed homeostasis.(14) We prefer to focus on the elusive bureaucrat, the real source of inertia , or lack of it.(15) Adding up to six helium atoms drove the molecule's inertia up, they report.(16) the bureaucratic inertia of government
(1) moment of inertia :: traagheidsmoment
2. inaction ::
4. unchanged state ::
5. stationary condition ::
6. stasis ::
1. drive ::
2. industry ::
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