# angular velocity

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## angular velocity

Symbol: ω. The rate at which a body or particle moves about a fixed axis, i.e. the rate of change of angular displacement. It is expressed in radians per second. Angular acceleration is the rate of change of angular velocity.

## Angular Velocity

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The core meaning of angular velocity is the angular distance, expressed in degrees and minutes of an arc, that a planet travels in the course of a day. By extension, angular velocity can also be the angular distance a heavenly body moves during any given unit of time.

## angular velocity

[′aŋ·gyə·lər və′läs·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The time rate of change of angular displacement.
(physics)
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With the application of Eq (10-14), angular velocities and accelerations of links [l.
One subject performed three consecutive shoulder abduction-adduction movements at five different angular velocities (30, 60, 90, 120, and 240[degrees]/s) with 90[degrees] of imposed ROM.
The following data were determined for each subject trial: bat trajectories, bat linear and angular velocities, bat kinetic energies, subject/bat interaction forces and torques, work, and power.
A statistically significant difference was determined between the overt hypothyroidism and control groups and between the subclinical hypothyroidism and control groups in terms of isokinetic peak torque values of the hamstring muscle at angular velocities of 60[degrees]/s and 180[degrees]/s (p=0.
where [omega] and [OMEGA] are angular velocities of two different rotations: [omega] is the angular velocity of rotation of a space body around a centre of attraction; [OMEGA] is the angular velocity of rotation of the concomitant rotation of a space body and its centre of attraction around a greater space body.
Previous studies found that an elevated chair height reduces the angular displacements [31] and angular velocities [32] at the lower limbs in nondisabled subjects during sit-to-stand.
Values for the angle [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] can be used for the determination of angular velocities of the pellets 1 and 2 immediately before the first impact from the phase trajectories for the second motion interval of the first pellet (Fig.
Angular velocities of jump shots performed from different distances.
MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] - dimensionless angular velocities, ([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII])/([pi] x n);
Given the impact of impulse (J = j x n)on linear and angular velocity, it is possible to form equations for linear and angular velocities of objects after the collision (24).
We performed load tests on the hydraulic knee joint using a material testing machine (model 4482, Instron Industrial Products; Grove City, Pennsylvania) to determine passive joint flexion resistance, time to engagement of the resistance, maximum joint flexion resistance, and the corresponding flexion angular velocities.

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