Associations to the word «Pendulum»


PENDULUM, noun. A body suspended from a fixed support so that it swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity, commonly used to regulate various devices such as clocks.
PENDULUM ARBITRATION, noun. A type of interest arbitration in which the arbitrator chooses one of the parties' proposals on each (or perhaps all) disputed issues.
PENDULUM CLOCK, noun. Any clock that uses a pendulum to regulate its movement

Dictionary definition

PENDULUM, noun. An apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity.

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