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particle mechanics

[′pärd·ə·kəl mi‚kan·iks]
(mechanics)
The study of the motion of a single material particle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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