centre of gravity

  1. the point within something at which gravity can be considered to act; in uniform gravity it is equal to the center of mass
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  • His low centre of gravity and explosive running power are huge advantages. Times, Sunday Times
  • This brings the centre of gravity directly over the right foot, which supports her weight.
  • Nectary tissue volume was calculated with the non-circular section toroids ' formula: V = 2 sr, where s = nectary sectional area and r = nectary radius measured from the sections' centre of gravity (n = 4 flowers per species).
  • He identifies himself with its centre of gravity, its mass, its weight.
  • Wooden drivers had a higher centre of gravity, and it was tough to get them airborne off the ground unless you had a swing like Sam Snead's.
  • It is defined as an average distance from the centre of gravity of a polymer coil to the chain end.
  • But his low centre of gravity, immense power and deceptive turn of pace meant that as a defender, he was a formidable beast. Times, Sunday Times
  • The end instrumental ‘Centre of Gravity’ is a worthy corker too, layered drone like synths that make you want to lie back close your eyes and drift away in their slipstream of cathedralesque abandonment.
  • Application of Integral Calculus: (a) To Geometry, rectification of curves, quadrature of surfaces, plane and curved, cubature of volumes; (b) To Mechanics, centre of gravity of bodies, attractions, etc. A Catalogue of the Officers and Students of The Furman University, for 1860-'61
  • The choker arch extends hydraulically toward the load then retracts as the load is winched in, lifting the butts onto the rear deck of the machine closer to its centre of gravity.
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