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Inertia is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion; this includes ... Inertia comes from the Latin word, iners, meaning idle, sluggish. Inertia is one of the primary manifestations of mass, which is a quantitative ...

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Inertia definition, inertness, especially with regard to effort, motion, action, and the like; inactivity; sluggishness. ... 1705-15; < Latin: lack of skill, slothfulness.

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Define inertia: lack of movement or activity especially when movement or activity is wanted or needed ... New Latin, from Latin, lack of skill, from inert-, iners.

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Look up inertia at Dictionary.com ... German astronomer and physician Johann Kepler (1571-1630) as a special sense of Latin inertia "unskillfulness, ignorance;  ...

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Define inertia. inertia synonyms, inertia pronunciation, inertia translation, English dictionary definition of ... [Latin, idleness, from iners, inert-, inert; see inert.] .... And the worst of it was, and the root of it all, that it was all in accord with the normal ...

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The modern term inertia can be traced to its Latin roots in + ars, hence iners, meaning unskilled or artless. Kepler first applied the word in a physical sense, but ...

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Physicists use the term inertia to describe this tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion. The Latin root for inertia is the same root for "inert," which ...

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Demonstrate inertia and Newton's First Law in a memorable way! This classic ... The Latin root for Inertia means “lacking the ability to move”. So you can see ...

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The Saturn V had a lot of inertia. The Latin root of the word means "laziness." Inertia is the tendency of all objects to keep doing just what they're doing at any ...

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Resistance or disinclination to motion, action, or change: an entrenched bureaucracy's inertia. Origin of inertia. Latin idleness from iners inert- inert ; see inert .