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Adj.1.inward-moving - moving or directed toward the center or axis, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve
centripetal - tending to move toward a center; "centripetal force"
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First, he looked at inward-moving "flux tubes" composed of hot, electrically charged gas, called plasma.
In computer simulations, Franklin and his colleagues discovered that an inward-moving Jupiter reproduces the observed orbital characteristics of the 700 known Hilda asteroids.
Even as the shock wave steadily lights up more of the ring, an inward-moving, or reverse, shock will further heat unseen material expelled during the explosion, notes Richard McCray of the University of Colorado at Boulder.