parallelogram of forces definition

  • noun:
    • A parallelogram, two adjacent sides which tend to be vectors obtaining the same preliminary point and representing two forces acting simultaneously upon this point, in a way that the resultant of the causes is given by the diagonal of parallelogram that passes through this point.
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