Nock would steady himself by lifting an arm to shift his center of mass back over the cable.
What does COM stand for?
COM stands for Center Of Mass
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We have 299 other meanings of COM in our Acronym Attic
- Column Width (HTML)
- Community of Our Lady of Walsingham (women's religious order; England, UK)
- Cooper & Oshtemo Locomotive Works (Avon, IN)
- Columbia Yacht Club (Chicago, Illinois)
- Caribbean OnLine Yellow Pages
- Cabinet of Ministers
- Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate
- Campers on Mission
- Captain of Marines
- Center for Optics Manufacturing
- Central Office Module
- Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille (French: Oceanology Center of Marseilles; Marseilles, France)
- Chain of Memories (Kingdom Hearts video game)
- Change of Mission
- Change Order Master
- Character-Oriented Message
- Chief Of Maintenance
- Chief of Mission
- Chosen of Mystra (gaming)
- Chronic Otitis Media
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In a bulletin dated October 12, the Arizona-based company issued new guidelines saying it had "lowered the recommended point of aim from center of mass to lower-center of mass for front shots.
We relate the plate to a Cartesian reference system (Figure 1a) so that the center of mass C to be situated on the Ox axis, C([zi], 0,0), and the Oz axis to be rotation axis.
As the hammer is gradually accelerated through these two revolutions, the body's center of mass is shifted in the opposite direction from the hammer in order to maintain balance between body and hammer (the opposition that generates force in the winds).
For instance, one of Salmeen's recurring problems - if Olympic swimmers have problems - is a slow-moving center of mass that results from the manner in which she throws her body through the water.
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But an egg's rounded shape and the fact that its center of mass is in its middle make that nearly impossible.
Because a star and its planet orbit a common center of mass, astrometry works best when the parent star has a relatively low mass and the planet isn't too close to the star.