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centrifugal force
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Definition physics:  the apparent force that causes something to move outward from the center of rotation;

not an actual force — actually the result of an object's inertia trying to maintain motion along a straight line
  • At that distance they accordingly stood, fixed there by the centrifugal force of the repugnance which the mystic symbol inspired.
    Chapter 22 -- The Procession (92% in)

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