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A periodic vibration, as of a pendulum, in which the motions are symmetrical about a region of equilibrium. Such a vibration may have only one frequency and amplitude or may be a combination of two or more components. Also called periodic motion, simple harmonic motion.
(General Physics) a periodic motion in which the displacement is symmetrical about a point or a periodic motion that is composed of such motions. See also simple harmonic motion
periodic motion consisting of one or more vibratory motions that are symmetric about a region of equilibrium, as the motion of a pendulum.
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|Noun||1.||harmonic motion - a periodic motion in which the displacement is either symmetrical about a point or is the sum of such motions|
periodic motion, periodic movement - motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same
simple harmonic motion - periodic motion in which the restoring force is proportional to the displacement