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See definition of pendulum on Dictionary.com
  • as inclock
  • as intimepiece
  • as inweight

synonyms for pendulum

  • timer
  • alarm
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • ticker
  • timekeeper
  • timepiece
  • watch
  • Big Ben
  • chroniker
  • digital watch
  • tick-tock
  • timemarker
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How to use pendulum in a sentence

Over the decades, the pendulum has swung back and forth between more decentralized and more coordinated models of the economy, each time expecting a different result.
WHY DO ATTEMPTS AT REFORMING CAPITALISM FAIL?JAKEMETHOCTOBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Elections have swung back and forth in an almost predictable pendulum fashion since 1992 — unified control of one party, divided government, unified control of the other party, and so forth, over and over.
HOW HATRED CAME TO DOMINATE AMERICAN POLITICSLEE DRUTMAN (DRUTMAN@NEWAMERICA.ORG)OCTOBER 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In the past four months, talk of reform and proposed structural changes to combat racism at agencies has started to shift the pendulum — but more action is required.
‘IT’S ALL BEEN PLAN, PLAN, PLAN MODE:’ AGENCIES HAVE BIG IDEAS FOR GREATER DIVERSITY, BUT MORE ACTION IS NEEDEDSEB JOSEPHSEPTEMBER 15, 2020DIGIDAY
Snails with coiled or elongated shells tended to swim straight up, and to sink straight down whenever they stopped flapping, their shells hanging like pendulums beneath their wings.
SEA BUTTERFLIES’ SHELLS DETERMINE HOW THE SNAILS SWIMMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
As the pendulum swings away from data-heavy, third-party based audience targeting, publishers are using contextual data tools in smarter ways and gaining more control over their contextual ad revenues.
‘SUPERCHARGING CONTEXTUAL’: PUBLISHERS EYE POTENTIAL FOR CONTEXTUAL AD REVENUE GROWTHLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 3, 2020DIGIDAY
By what word is the relation between “pendulum” and “a smile and tear” described?
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The sword clattered from his hand and rolled, with a pendulum-like movement, to the feet of Garnache.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
To swing a pendulum, picked out from a number of them at random, without touching it is a very puzzling trick.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Another pendulum may be pointed out and he will start that one apparently by looking at it, while the other one stops.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
With a little practice anyone can become a skilled medium in pendulum swinging.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PENDULUM

  • Big Ben
  • alarm
  • chroniker
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • digital watch
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • tick-tock
  • ticker
  • timekeeper
  • timemarker
  • timepiece
  • timer
  • watch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.