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Pendulum

pendulum Origin: NL, fr. L. Pendulus hanging, swinging. See Pendulous. A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing... Read More

Cor pendulum

Cor pendulum An extreme form of cor mobile in which the heart appears to be suspended by the great vessels. Synonym:... Read More

Swing

swing 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as,... Read More

Ballistic

Ballistic 1. Of or pertaining to the ballista, or to the art of hurling stones or missile weapons by means of an engine. 2.... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Vibration

vibration 1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More

Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Pendant

pendant 1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental... Read More

Pallet

pallet 1. Same as palette. 2. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc, for forming, beating, and rounding... Read More

Overshoots

overshoot 1. Generally, any initial change, in response to a sudden step change in some factor, that is greater than the... Read More