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torsion pendulum Line breaks: tor|sion pen¦du|lum

Definition of torsion pendulum in English:


A pendulum that rotates rather than swings.
Example sentences
  • Interestingly, the sharpest bounds on Lorentz violation for the electron do not come from measurements of atomic transitions, but from experiments with a spin-polarized torsion pendulum.
  • This will result in an increase in the oscillation frequency of the torsion pendulum.
  • We present a forced torsion pendulum designed to measure the dynamic moduli of granular media.
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