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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The point in a system of bodies or an extended body at which the mass of the system may be considered to be concentrated and at which external forces may be considered to be applied. Also called barycenter, centroid.

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  • n. US spelling of centre of mass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. point representing the mean position of the matter in a body


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