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Definitiona 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
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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