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Atwood's machine

noun, Physics.
a device consisting of two unequal masses connected by a string passed over a pulley, used to illustrate the laws of motion.
Origin of Atwood's machine
named after George Atwood (1746-1807), English mathematician who invented it Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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