• Definition for "compound pendulum"
    • an ordinary pendulum; -- so-called, to be made…
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compound pendulum definition

  • noun:
    • an ordinary pendulum; -- so-called, to be made up of various parts, and contrasted with quick pendulum.
    • pendulum consisting of a real object permitted to rotate freely around a horizontal axis
    • a typical pendulum; -- so named, as being comprised of different components, and contrasted with quick pendulum.
    • pendulum composed of an actual object permitted to rotate easily around a horizontal axis
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