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angular velocity

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Definition of angular velocity in English:

noun

Physics
The rate of change of angular position of a rotating body.
Example sentences
  • But its angular velocity - the rate at which it was traveling around the earth, measured in revolutions per hour - was lower.
  • The screw heads will not move at all with respect to each other, assuming that both screws are being rotated at the same angular velocity.
  • Just before free falling, the pendulum is at its widest angle (highest point), where the angular velocity is zero.

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