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pendulum
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Definition a weight hanging from a fixed location so that the weight swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity — such as is seen in some mechanical clocks

or:

a change that is roughly proportional and in the opposite direction of a prior change — such as a change in opinion
  • There was a clock on the middle of the mantelpiece, with a picture of a town painted on the bottom half of the glass front, and a round place in the middle of it for the sun, and you could see the pendulum swinging behind it.
    Chapter 17 (50% in)

There are no more uses of "pendulum" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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