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|Noun||1.||compound pendulum - pendulum consisting of an actual object allowed to rotate freely around a horizontal axis|
ballistic pendulum - a physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod; when it is struck by a projectile its displacement is used to measure the projectile's velocity
clock pendulum - a physical pendulum used to regulate a clockwork mechanism
pendulum - an apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity