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phys'ical pen'dulum



Physics.
any apparatus consisting of a body of possibly irregular shape allowed to rotate freely about a horizontal axis on which it is pivoted (distinguished from simple pendulum). Also called compound pendulum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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