Associations to the word «Inertia»


INERTIA, noun. (physics) (uncountable or countable) The property of a body that resists any change to its uniform motion; equivalent to its mass.
INERTIA, noun. (figuratively) In a person, unwillingness to take action.
INERTIA, noun. (medicine) Lack of activity; sluggishness; said especially of the uterus, when, in labour, its contractions have nearly or wholly ceased.
INERTIA WELDING, noun. A form of friction welding in which the energy comes from a rotating flywheel

Dictionary definition

INERTIA, noun. A disposition to remain inactive or inert; "he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work".
INERTIA, noun. (physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force.

Wise words

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Victor Hugo