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angular momentum


Any rotating body has an angular momentum about its center of mass.
  physics:  a measure of the tendency of a rotating body to continue rotating calculated mathematically as the product of mass, velocity, and radius
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Per quantum theory, at the subatomic level, angular momentum is quantized (can only assume certain discrete values).
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  • Any rotating body has an angular momentum about its center of mass.
  • If they alter the MooLi’s spin, the angular momentum must go somewhere.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
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Associated words [difficulty]:   angular momentum [9] , centrifugal force [7] , centripetal force [8]
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