centre of mass

noun

the point at which the mass of a system could be concentrated without affecting the behaviour of the system under the action of external linear forces

Nearby words

  1. centre bit,
  2. centre forward,
  3. centre half,
  4. centre of curvature,
  5. centre of gravity,
  6. centre of pressure,
  7. centre pass,
  8. centre punch,
  9. centre spread,
  10. centre stage

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