War can be a centrifugal force, pulling together disparate groups who share a common enemy.
But of late years another property of centrifugal force has been brought into play.
Here the centrifugal gravity was less than it had been in the hold.
The centrifugal pump was thrown in at the last desperate moment.
That was because if there were no inertia there would be no centrifugal force.
The centrifugal wringer, or dryer, consists of a tub, inside of which is a smaller tub with perforated sides.
The heavier things are, the harder they are thrown out by centrifugal force.
The operation is not usually, but may be, performed in a special kind of centrifugal.
It is all thrown to the other side by the centrifugal force.
If this is the centripetal force pulling a planet or satellite in, it must be equal to the centrifugal force of this latter, viz.
1690s, with adjectival suffix -al (1) + Modern Latin centrifugus, 1687, coined by Sir Isaac Newton (who wrote in Latin) in "Principia" (which is written in Latin), from Latin centri- alternative comb. form of centrum "center" (see center (n.)) + fugere "to flee" (see fugitive). Centrifugal force is Newton's vis centrifuga.
centrifugal cen·trif·u·gal (sěn-trĭf'yə-gəl, -trĭf'ə-)
Moving or directed away from a center or axis.
Transmitting nerve impulses away from the central nervous system; efferent.