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

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Ancient Proverb