War can be a centrifugal force, pulling together disparate groups who share a common enemy.
But of late years another property of centrifugal force has been brought into play.
There are also other phenomena which demand a centrifugal Force in the universe.
The centrifugal pump was thrown in at the last desperate moment.
The centrifugal strain due to this is balanced by helical springs.
The centrifugal wringer, or dryer, consists of a tub, inside of which is a smaller tub with perforated sides.
It is a centrifugal emotion, not, as was the other's, a centripedal one.
The operation is not usually, but may be, performed in a special kind of centrifugal.
Here the centrifugal gravity was less than it had been in the hold.
If this is the centripetal force pulling a planet or satellite in, it must be equal to the centrifugal force of this latter, viz.
1690s, with adjectival suffix -al (1) + Modern Latin centrifugus, 1687, coined by Sir Isaac Newton (who wrote in Latin) in "Principia" (which is written in Latin), from Latin centri- alternative comb. form of centrum "center" (see center (n.)) + fugere "to flee" (see fugitive). Centrifugal force is Newton's vis centrifuga.
centrifugal cen·trif·u·gal (sěn-trĭf'yə-gəl, -trĭf'ə-)
Moving or directed away from a center or axis.
Transmitting nerve impulses away from the central nervous system; efferent.