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What does COM stand for?

COM stands for Center Of Mass

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Nock would steady himself by lifting an arm to shift his center of mass back over the cable.
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).
But an egg's rounded shape and the fact that its center of mass is in its middle make that nearly impossible.