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triangle of forces Syllabification: tri·an·gle of forc·es

Definition of triangle of forces in English:


A triangle whose sides represent in magnitude and direction three forces in equilibrium.
Example sentences
  • Also one of the options investigates the triangle of forces where two weights lift a baby on a string.
  • The condition for equilibrium is that three surface tensions should form a triangle of forces.
  • The triangle of forces is geometrically similar to the glide triangle.

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