centre of gravity


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centre of gravity

the point through which the resultant of the gravitational forces on a body always acts
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Nilfisk says the low centre of gravity is enabled by the internal distribution of components making the units very easy to tip and steer from left to right and transport is aided by a handy footplate at the rear of the unit.
It also found that the aircraft centre of gravity was beyond the limits of the aircraft.
Charismatic Thom Yorke is the centre of gravity as he flounces at the mic with maracas in a head-shaking trance dance or presides magisterially at the piano.
This exploration provides detailed information concerning the centre of gravity, proprioception and the role of the little toes in helping performers maintain constant and effortless equilibrium and stability during performance.
Rizvi called Karachi the economic engine of the country and the centre of gravity for overall national growth.
Staying poised is about maintaining our centre of gravity, and common disorders such as vision loss, arthritis and a diminished number of nerve endings in the feet can affect this negatively.
The centre of gravity tends to be located higher on the body of blacks than whites, according to new research.
Salmond said: "The centre of gravity in Scottish politics is not currently independence.
Its position determines how stable an aircraft is in flight and as the centre of gravity moves further back the aircraft becomes more and more unstable.
All the company is saying about the new engine is that it is a Boxer unit which makes it more compact and gives the vehicles a lower centre of gravity.

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