Magnus force


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Magnus force

[′mäg·nəs ‚fȯrs]
(fluid mechanics)
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This information is crucial, since the ball spin movement makes its path deviate towards one side or the other while it is in the air due to a phenomenon known as Magnus force.
It has long been known that a spinning ball will move sideways as it travels through the air because of a phenomenon known as the Magnus Force.
As England supporters continue to enjoy the taste of victory over Argentina, a Midland expert has discovered how to bend it like Beckham - by using Magnus Force.
When a player strikes the ball attempting to induce a shot that bends, a reaction known as Magnus Force causes an imbalance of pressure to occur.
How about Magnus Force - Magnus Magnusson stars as a tough Viking cop (a spin-off from Inspector Norse).