Noun(1) an apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
(1) This dislodged the pendulum , causing the clock to strike the twelfth time.(2) the pendulum of fashion(3) There is some evidence that the pendulum is swinging in that direction.(4) Those are the days when the cycling mental pendulum is at its polar extremes.(5) He used the involute of a circle in his first pendulum clock in an attempt to force the pendulum to swing in the path of a cycloid.(6) He constructed the first pendulum clock with a device to ensure that the pendulum was isochronous by forcing the pendulum to swing in a cycloid arc.(7) Until the 1920s, the most accurate timepieces depended on the regular swing of a pendulum .(8) This motion can be described in terms of a differential equation, and in the case of small swings of the pendulum this equation can be solved to find the time of the swing.(9) It was hot, sticky day in the French capital and the match began with the stately tempo of a grandfather clock's pendulum .(10) Sometimes the pendulum is at one extreme or another as the result of the push of forces for change.(11) Two sensors help keep the clock accurate by checking the swing of the pendulum using the lights that power it.(12) You see, all mechanical clocks are driven by a weight, like a pendulum , or a tightly wound spring.(13) The ticking of a clock filtered through the silence, a pendulum swinging lightly on the side of the dimly lit room which was basked in a dull, blue light.(14) With his interest in the measurement of time, he then discovered the pendulum could be a regulator of clocks.(15) The pendulum of the grandfather clock sways as the second hand moves seemingly unbearably slow.(16) If I then release the weight the pendulum begins to swing.
(1) pendulum clock :: pendulum klok
1. oscillator ::
2. locket ::
3. pendulum ::
4. bob ::
Different Formspendulum, pendulums
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