uniform circular motion


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uniform circular motion

[′yü·nə‚fȯrm ′sər·kyə·lər ′mō·shən]
(mechanics)
Circular motion in which the angular velocity remains constant.
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Uniform circular motion is a physical possibility in both micro and macro scales and this has been confirmed empirically.
He argues that the equant could be taken to violate a principle fundamental to the Almagest's astronomical project, namely, that the heavenly bodies move only in uniform circular motions. He shows that Ptolemy is not unaware of this potential objection, and explore two ways in which he seeks to fend it off.

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