adverb see centrifugal I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • centrifugally — centrifugal ► ADJECTIVE Physics ▪ moving away from a centre. DERIVATIVES centrifugally adverb. ORIGIN from Latin centrum centre + fugus fleeing …   English terms dictionary

  • centrifugally — See centrifugalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • centrifugally — adverb a) away from a centre or axis b) using centrifugal force …   Wiktionary

  • centrifugally — adv. in a centrifugal manner, by centrifugal force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centrifugally — cen·trif·u·gal·ly …   English syllables

  • centrifugally —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷gəlē, li adverb : in a centrifugal manner or direction : by or as if by centrifugal force …   Useful english dictionary

  • centrifugal — centrifugally, adv. /sen trif yeuh geuhl, euh geuhl/, adj. 1. moving or directed outward from the center (opposed to centripetal). 2. pertaining to or operated by centrifugal force: a centrifugal pump. 3. Physiol. efferent. n. 4. Mach. a. a… …   Universalium

  • Brake fade — Vehicle braking system fade, or brake fade is the reduction in stopping power that can occur after repeated application of the brakes, especially in high load or high speed conditions. Brake fade can be a factor in any vehicle that utilizes a… …   Wikipedia

  • centrifugal — I. adjective Etymology: New Latin centrifugus, from centr + Latin fugere to flee more at fugitive Date: circa 1721 1. proceeding or acting in a direction away from a center or axis 2. using or acting by centrifugal force < a centrifugal pump > 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Xylem — Multiple cross sections of a flowering plant stem showing primary and secondary xylem and phloem[1] Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants. (Phloem is the other). The word xylem is derived from the Classical Greek… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”