noun[mass noun] Physics
Oscillatory motion under a retarding force proportional to the amount of displacement from an equilibrium position.
More example sentences
- Do you honestly think physicists study waves and simple harmonic motion and two body problems because we care about the universe?
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Definition of simple harmonic motion in:
- The US English dictionary