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pendulum

noun [C]  us   /ˈpen·dʒə·ləm/
a device consisting of a weight hanging on a rod or cord that moves from one side to the other, esp. one that forms a part of a clock A pendulum is also power or control of an activity that changes from one group to another: In labor-management relations, the pendulum has swung wildly in the direction of the players.
Translations of “pendulum”
in Vietnamese quả lắc…
in Spanish péndulo…
in Thai ลูกตุ้ม…
in Malaysian batu ladung…
in French (à/de) balancier…
in German das Pendel, Pendel……
in Chinese (Traditional) 擺,擺錘, (尤指)鐘擺, 搖擺不定的事態或局面…
in Indonesian bandul jam…
in Russian маятник…
in Turkish sarkaç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摆,摆锤, (尤指)钟摆, 摇摆不定的事态或局面…
in Polish wahadło…
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