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How to use compound pendulum in a sentence
The formula may be easily verified in the case of the compound pendulum, or of the solid rolling down an incline.
This includes the case of a compound pendulum in which the knife-edge is replaced by a cylindrical pin.
He made many improvements in the mechanism of clocks, the greatest of which was the compound pendulum.Time Telling through the Ages | Harry Chase Brearley
The convertible compound pendulum had been conceived prior to its realization by Kater.
During the century, however, the compound pendulum came to be preferred for absolute and relative determinations.