Centripetal [adjective]

Definition of Centripetal:


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Sentence/Example of Centripetal:

Their life is centripetal, pivoted inside itself, and does not run out towards others and mankind.

In society there is both a centripetal and a centrifugal force; the centripetal chiefly human, the centrifugal chiefly Divine.

The centripetal force, exerted through the cord, O A, pulls it aside from this direction of motion.

It is true, the resistance of the body furnishes the measure of the centripetal force.

Sometimes the centripetal force is weak, and opportunity is afforded to observe this action, and see its character exhibited.

A common example of weak centripetal force is the adhesion of water to the face of a revolving grindstone.

That is, it has no motion, either from or toward the center, except that which is produced by the action of the centripetal force.

For a centrifugal explosion, they substitute a centripetal adjustment.

Buddhism is centripetal, but Christianity is centrifugal: it breaks out.

The centripetal wires warn us of accidents happening without; the centrifugal wires carry the reparation.