inertial inertial  /ɪ ˈnɜr ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to inertia

Usage(s):

  1. Radio inertial guidance, for instance, keeps the computer on the ground, where it can be as big and heavy as necessary.
  2. Radio inertial guidance, for instance, keeps the computer on the ground, where it can be as big and heavy as necessary.
  3. Its ship's inertial navigational systeman amazing complex of gyroscopes, accelerometers, depth finders, integrators, trackers, etc.

News

  1. Google Glass Teardown

    saccade.com writes "Ever wonder how Google packed all of the Google Glass functionality into a slender eyeglass frame? Find out by checking out this teardown by Scott Torborg and Star Simpson. Goodies found inside include proximity, light and inertial sensors, sound transducers, a TI OMAP CPU, flash, RAM, camera and tiny projection display." Read more of this story at Slashdot.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. Alps Electric and Qualtré, Inc. Announce Partnership for Next Generation Inertial Sensors; Strengthen Relationship ...

    Alps Electric and Qualtré, Inc. announced a partnership to bring to market inertial sensors based on Qualtré’s disruptive Bulk Acoustic Wave Technology, and Alps Electric moved to strengthen their relationship with Qualtré by making a strategic investment in the company.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "There is a strong inertial bias in favor of using whatever currency has been the international currency in the past," economists Menzie Chinn of the University of Wisconsin and Jeffrey Frankel of Harvard University wrote in a 2005 paper.
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Jeffrey Frankel Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Despite the singular achievements of the last years, we could still not escape the inertial scenario of development," Putin said. "Of course, there is nothing wrong in the revival of the energy sector or in the production of raw materials....
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. "In place of having the particle accelerate through the zero-point field, you have the zero-point field accelerating past the particle," says Haisch. "So the generation of weight is the same as the generation of inertial mass."
    on Aug 10, 2005 By: Bernard Haisch Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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