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The angle θ represents the angular displacement as body b orbits. Angular velocity is the rate of change of θ with respect to time.
The rate of change of angular displacement with respect to time.
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(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
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the rate at which a body rotates about an axis, usu. expressed in radians per second.
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The rate at which an object moving in a circular path changes its position, measured in revolutions per minute.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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