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product of the momentum of a rotating body and its distance from the axis of rotation angular momentum
rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor anti-torque rotor , tail rotor
any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts arbor , mandrel , mandril , spindle
generator, rotating part of armature
aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller autogiro , autogyro , gyroplane
straight line bisecting a rotating body axis
rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily bearing
endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys belt
wheel ride at amusement park, rotating big wheel , Ferris wheel
rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport) birling , logrolling
conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor brush
rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion cam
rotating machine part cam
rotating device centrifuge
any circular or rotating mechanism circle , round
pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism clutch , clutch pedal
faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid cock , stopcock , turncock
rod that transmits motion (especially one that connects a rotating wheel to a reciprocating shaft) connecting rod
shape of something rotating rapidly convolution , swirl , vortex , whirl
(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the Coriolis effect
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