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inertial force

n.
An apparent force, proportional to a body's mass, that appears to affect the body within a noninertial frame but is absent from the point of view of an inertial frame. Centrifugal forces and Coriolis forces are inertial forces.
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inertial force

n
(General Physics) an imaginary force which an accelerated observer postulates so that he can use the equations appropriate to an inertial observer. See also Coriolis force
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