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That’s partly a product of inertia, with many advertisers simply accustomed to speaking the language of the GRP.

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Moving the weight away from the center of gravity gives the club a higher moment of inertia, which means it’s less likely to twist as it hits the ball and send your shot rolling in the wrong direction.

According to Yagley, the Supersport-35 has a moment of inertia measuring roughly 5,000 grams per centimeter squared, which is roughly what you might expect from a high-end driver.

Those included observations of the sample collection chamber using onboard cameras, as well as a spin maneuver scheduled for Saturday that would approximate the sample’s mass through moment-of-inertia measurements.

“It feels like inertia, and the inertia is stunning,” Feigenholtz said after the hearing.

Bureaucratic inertia is, by long tradition, the most efficient dispatcher of scandals.

The same inertia and restlessness is setting in behind the scenes as well.

Much of the surface of Mars is covered in fine sand and dust, both of which have low thermal inertia.

That measure is known as thermal inertia, and it provides information far beyond what we can get from visible light alone.

However, exposed rock and larger sand grains have higher thermal inertia, so they glow more brightly.

But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.

Owing to its inertia, no heavy bellows weight can be set into motion rapidly.

Owing to its inertia, it would thus tend continually to lag behind the particles of matter about it.

The observations are difficult, and the inertia of the instrument is liable to cause error, but much care was taken.

You have no idea how the inertia of such a character makes itself felt.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inertia, such as: apathy, laziness, paralysis, passivity, sluggishness, and deadness.

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