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Noun Concept
Categories: Acceleration, Fictitious forces, Force, Rotation, Mechanics
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centrifugal force
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The outward force on a body moving in a curved path around another body WordNet 3.0
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The outward force on a body moving in a curved path around another body WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In Newtonian mechanics, the centrifugal force is an inertial force that appears to act on all objects when viewed in a rotating frame of reference. Wikipedia
The force that impels a material outward from a center of rotation. OmegaWiki
In a rotating reference frame, the apparent force that seems to push all bodies away from the centre of rotation of the frame and is a consequence of the body's mass and the frame's angular speed. It works in conjunction with the Coriolis force to give correct motion. Wiktionary