Equimomental cone of a given rigid body
Equimomental E`qui*mo*men"tal, a. [Equi- + momental.] (Mech.) Having equal moments of inertia. [1913 Webster]

Note: Two bodies or systems of bodies are said to be equimomental when their moments of inertia about all straight lines are equal each to each. [1913 Webster]

{Equimomental cone of a given rigid body}, a conical surface that has any given vertex, and is described by a straight line which moves in such manner that the moment of inertia of the given rigid body about the line is in all its positions the same. [1913 Webster]


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  • Equimomental — E qui*mo*men tal, a. [Equi + momental.] (Mech.) Having equal moments of inertia. [1913 Webster] Note: Two bodies or systems of bodies are said to be equimomental when their moments of inertia about all straight lines are equal each to each. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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