Definition of center of mass in English:

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center of mass


A point representing the mean position of the matter in a body or system.
Example sentences
  • A major factor determining the magnitude of rolling moments following a disturbance is the vertical distance between the centers of mass and buoyancy.
  • The larger-diameter beads have centers of mass that are high enough to experience the upward z-directed fields further away from the RSSE.
  • These variations are also evidenced by the time evolution of the distance between the centers of mass of the two structural units of the dimer.

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Syllabification: cen·ter of mass

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