Physics and Technology Vocab 3

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Physics and Technology Vocab 3
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  1. To put into motion; to activate mechanically
    Actuate
  2. A field that deals with the relations between objects and the atmosphere of gases through which they move
    Aerodynamics
  3. Directed toward the center or axis
    Centripetal
  4. A frame holding the working parts of an auto or other apparatus
    Chassis
  5. Having the capacity to burn
    Combustible
  6. A part of a system
    Component
  7. To make a calculation by computer or mathematically
    Compute
  8. A tube containing electric wire or cable; a channel or pipe carrying liquid
    Conduit
  9. A method or the act of transmitting or carrying
    Conveyance
  10. To wear away slowly or dissolve as by a chemical process
    Corrode
  11. The process of being worn away
    Corrosion
  12. Showing difference as in speed, motion, or temperature
    Differential
  13. The place or support on which a level turns
    Fulcrum
  14. A union by melting at high heat; a nuclear reaction producing a tremendous release of energy
    Fusion
  15. The tendency of a moving object to continue moving or of a nonmoving object to remain motionless
    Inertia
  16. Concerning motion and the energy associated with it
    Kinetic
  17. To swing back and fort regularly and rythmically like a pendulum
    Oscillate
  18. A machine element that changes swinging to a circular motion
    Pallet
  19. A natural or human-made object that orbits
    Satellite
  20. To join at the ends
    Splice

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