centrifugal centrifugal  /sɛn ˈtrɪf jɪ ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) tending to move away from a center
  2. (adj) tending away from centralization, as of authority
  3. (adj) conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

Usage(s):

  1. Some argue the world has entered a long boom, a kind of economic speed loop, where the centrifugal force spins off nothing but wealth and happiness.
  2. His refusal to change his team and his strategy prevented an effective response to the centrifugal disintegration of Iraq over the past few months.
  3. Pulled outward by centrifugal force and downward by gravity, a fast-rolling plane would be confined to a circular path high against the outer, steeply sloping part of the runway.

News

  1. Barbie power wheels dyno run

    Watch as the shop takes a Barbie Power Wheels Mustang and dynoes it. What follows is hilarity, the trials and tribulations of holding down a car with bungees, trying to cool the "engine bay" with a centrifugal fan, and of course keeping the throttle pegged during the run
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. PumpScout and Price Pump Company Join Forces to Reach More Buyers

    The innovative website now features Price centrifugal and air operated diaphragm pumps. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/price/pump/prweb10827866.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. FasterBlaster: Steel Shot Blasting Machine That’s Hands Down the Best Shot Blast Machine, Better than a Sand Blaster

    RBW Enterprises announced the launch of the FasterBlaster, the world’s most powerful and versatile centrifugal blast cleaning machine on the market in two sizes. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10818484.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. In his charge after administering the oaths of office and allegiance on the ministers, Jonathan said "no longer must we tolerate the triumph of centrifugal forces whose main agenda is to distract and defeat the march of our people to the summit of...
    on Apr 6, 2010 By: Goodluck Jonathan Source: Daily Sun

  2. Beilin told a German audience last year that he "advocates increased sanctions towards Iran in order to stop centrifugal uranium programs."
    on Sep 7, 2009 By: Yossi Beilin Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  3. RAWALPINDI, Jan 10 (APP): President General Pervez Musharraf Wednesday warned of a sectarian catastrophe in the Muslim world, unless it controls the "societal, centrifugal and divisive forces from within."
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Associated Press of Pakistan

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