angular velocity


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angular velocity
The angle θ represents the angular displacement as body b orbits. Angular velocity is the rate of change of θ with respect to time.

angular velocity

n.
The rate of change of angular displacement with respect to time.

angular velocity

n
(General Physics) the velocity of a body rotating about a specified axis measured as the rate of change of the angle subtended at that axis by the path of the body. Symbol: ω

an′gular veloc′ity


n.
the rate at which a body rotates about an axis, usu. expressed in radians per second.
[1810–20]

angular velocity

The rate at which an object moving in a circular path changes its position, measured in revolutions per minute.
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Noun1.angular velocity - (physics) the rate of change of the angular position of a rotating body; usually expressed in radians per second or radians per minute
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
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