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The freedom given to each blade of a rotor to allow it to move in the plane of rotation independently of other blades. It is basically the angular oscillation of a rotor blade in the plane of rotation about a substantially vertical axis. This is to avoid bending stress at the root. The blade is allowed to lead or lag about a dragging hinge, but movement of the hinge is restricted by some form of drag damper to avoid undesirable oscillations. The fore-and-aft movement of the tip of a helicopter rotor blade in its plane of rotation. Also known as lead-lag motion or drag.
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This is the first accurate measurement" of frame dragging, claims Ciufolini.
Yet the effects of frame dragging may prove enormous in deep space where spinning, ultradense concentrations of mass known as supermassive black holes may torque space-time vigorously enough to create the enormously powerful jets of matter and energy known as quasars (SN: 4/5/03, p.
Many astronomers have come to doubt an earlier finding by another team suggesting frame dragging (SN: 11/15/97, p.
If the gaseous disk happens to orbit at an angle to the plane in which the neutron star or black hole is spinning, the dragging of space-time predicted by relativity theory will have a specific effect: It will cause the disk to wobble like a top.
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