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Origin of centripetal
OTHER WORDS FROM centripetalcen·trip·e·tal·ism, nouncen·trip·e·tal·ly, adverbun·cen·trip·e·tal, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH centripetalcentrifugal, centripetal
Words nearby centripetal
Example sentences from the Web for centripetal
So inevitably the centripetal force of the establishment GOP will move toward Jeb Bush.
Which brings me to the ways Hartman generally tried to make "halachic community" seem wonderful—and centripetal.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman|Bernard Avishai|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their life is centripetal, pivoted inside itself, and does not run out towards others and mankind.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
In society there is both a centripetal and a centrifugal force; the centripetal chiefly human, the centrifugal chiefly Divine.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
The centripetal force, exerted through the cord, O A, pulls it aside from this direction of motion.
It is true, the resistance of the body furnishes the measure of the centripetal force.
Sometimes the centripetal force is weak, and opportunity is afforded to observe this action, and see its character exhibited.