[ too-bod-ee ]
/ ˈtuˈbɒd i /
noun Astronomy, Mechanics.
the problem of calculating the motions of two bodies in space moving solely under the influence of their mutual gravitational attraction.
The Problem With AwesomeMany words have been wasted on the subject of when adulthood starts. Some hold that it comes about with the right to drink alcoholic beverages or vote in an election. For particularly stringent grammarians of a certain generation, the rite of passage that marks the official start of adulthood is the point at which one becomes annoyed at hearing someone say that something is awesome, …
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- two-and-a-half international,
- two-base hit,
- two-carbon fragment,
Compare three-body problem.
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