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[Greek barus, heavy; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots + center.]
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Noun1.barycenter - (astronomy) the common center of mass around which two or more bodies revolve
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
center of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a body
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s] is the pitching angle at the center of gravity; a is the distance from front axle to the barycenter, mm; b is the distance from the barycenter to rear axle, mm; c is the distance from the front edge to the barycenter of battery, mm; d is the distance from the barycenter of battery to the rear edge, mm; x is the abscissa of the battery position, mm.
Pluto and Charon are sometimes described as a binary system because the barycenter of their orbits does not lie within either body.
The general approach here is to transform the measurements to the barycenter of the Solar System (Eastman, J.
The topics include normal families and holomorphic motions over infinite dimensional parameter spaces, elementary moves and the modular group of the compact solenoid, holomorphic families of Riemann surfaces, hyperbolic components, barycenter entropy for rational maps, and the parameter plane of a family of meromorphic functions with two asymptotic values.
1] (2012) analyzed the orbital behavior of the other four moons via standard Newtonian gravitation and found regions of orbital stability using distances from the Pluto-Charon barycenter.
More likely, he is an aleph, an eventful trompe-l'oeil, the ornamental archivolt of Italy's exploded order, the empty barycenter of Italy's populist constructivism.
So it was no surprise that the development of poetic experimentation and "research" in the last fifteen years has been autarchic, shifting its barycenter from major urban centers to geographic areas that are ostensibly marginal but extremely active.
CONNECT provides a platform via which to apply major network-analysis methods, including hubness ranking, betweenness centrality and barycenter ranking.
PALFIA, The Riemannian barycenter computation and means of several matrices, Int.
To get the RVSO, the principal axes of the single plumes boundaries are calculated, as the first principal axes meet in the VSO vicinity, the AVSO is the barycenter of these axes intersections.
We introduce the barycenter heuristic as an efficient tool for manipulating the reorderable matrix.
22 AU and a planet called planet-b orbiting their barycenter at 0.