Definition of angular momentum in English:

angular momentum

Syllabification: an·gu·lar mo·men·tum

noun

Physics
  • The quantity of rotation of a body, which is the product of its moment of inertia and its angular velocity.
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    • The reason for the Zeeman effect is that in a magnetic field, the angular momentum quantum state can undergo a displacement from degeneracy.
    • It turns out that, both classically and quantum mechanically, there is a close connection between a particle's magnetic moment and its angular momentum.
    • An equilibrium rotation rate is eventually reached where the angular momentum shed by emitting gravitational radiation matches the angular momentum being added to the pulsar by its companion star.

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