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Definition of the noun inertia

What does inertia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: inertias / inertiae (rare form)

  1. a disposition to remain inactive or inert
  2. (physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force

Alternative definition of the noun inertia

noun

  1. [physics, uncountable or countable] The property of a body that resists any change to its uniform motion; equivalent to its mass.
  2. [figuratively] In a person, unwillingness to take action.

Specialised definition of the noun inertia

Glossary of sports

a lack of activity in the body or mind (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Business

Inertia is an independent record company based in Sydney, Australia. It was established in March 2000 by Ashley Sellers. Inertia releases exclusively the music from many of the world’s most prominent independent labels. Inertia services include marketing, promotion, sales, distribution, product management, production, digital, publishing, third party, rights administration, and merchandising. Inertia also houses labels Pod, Inertia Recordings, Rogue Records and Provenance, each of which license releases from select local and international acts.

Person

Who is Inertia?

Inertia a.k.a. A Guy Called Gerald: Gerald Rydel Simpson, better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ.

Groups

  1. Inertia is a musical group.
    • members:
    • albums: "Infiltrator", "Mind Energy", "No Defect", "Advanced Revelation", "Black Ice Impact", "Negative Prime", "Decade of Machines", "Inertia", "P+sitive Angel", "Demagnetized / Remagnetized", "Repeat & Follow", "Deworlded", "Universal Blood", "Interpret", "Lies", "Remixes"
    • official website: www.inertia.gs
  2. Inertia is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Inertia is a fictional character, a supervillain in the DC Comics universe.
  2. Inertia is the name of two separate, but related superheroes from the fictional Marvel Universe.

Writings

"Inertia" is a book published in 1976 that was written by H. H. Hollis.

  • language: English Language
  • released in (39 years ago)

Films

  1. "Inertia" is a short film written by Adam Davies and directed by Will Herbert.
  2. "Inertia" is a film.
    • genre: Sports
    • released in (10 years ago)
  3. "Inertia" is a 2004 short film directed by Erica Eng.

Music

  1. "Inertia" is the second studio album from the U.S. alternative rock band The Exies, released on January 7, 2003. The video to the first single "My Goddess" was directed by hip hop video director Diane Martel. The concept of the video revolved around the band playing in front of oncoming traffic- some of which were doing speeds as high as 70 miles an hour. "My Goddess" was filmed on Highway 2 in Los Angeles County in the fall of 2002.
  2. "Inertia" is the second studio album by keyboardist Derek Sherinian, released in 2001 through InsideOut Music. This album marks the beginning of Sherinian's longtime collaborations with drummer Simon Phillips as well as guitarists Steve Lukather and Zakk Wylde.
  3. "Inertia" is a musical album of Courageous.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  4. "Inertia" is a musical single of Alex Lemon & Fragile.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  5. "Inertia" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  6. "Inertia" is a musical album of Glitch.
    • released on (22 years ago)
  7. "Inertia" is a musical album of Inertia.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  8. "Inertia" is a musical album of Monkey to Millionaire.
  9. "Inertia" is a musical single of TC Brain.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  10. "Inertia" is a musical single of Publicity.
    • released on
  11. "Inertia" is a musical album of R33son.
    • released on
  12. "Inertia" is a musical album of Melt.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  13. "Inertia" is a musical album of The Curtain Society.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  14. "Inertia" is a musical EP of DCE.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  15. "Inertia" is a musical EP of Black Orchid.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  16. "Inertia" is a musical EP of Mr Cooper.
    • released in (8 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Inertia is a problem associated with anxiety and autism. People who experience inertia often experience feeling "paralyzed" when they are faced with stressful tasks.
  2. Inertia is a short story written by Nancy Kress, and published in 2004 as part of the book Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse.
  3. Inertia is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Inertia

  1. Inertia Welding
  2. Center of Inertia
  3. Centre of Inertia
  4. moment of inertia
  5. Polar moment of inertia
  6. Second Moment of Inertia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Inertia

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Google previewJournal of the Franklin Institute (1862)

52, says, “Inertia is that property of matter, in consequence of which it can, of itself alone, neither acquire nor change motion.

Google previewjouenal of the franklin institute of the state of pennsylvania, for the promotion of the mechanic arts. devoted to mechanical and hpysical science (1862)

52, says, " Inertia is that property of matter, in consequence of which it can, of itself alone, neither acquire nor change motion.

Google previewToday's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual (2010)

by Cliff Owen

Inertia is the tendency of an object in motion to keep moving and the tendency of an object at rest to remain at rest. Momentum is the force of continuing motion; the momentum of a moving object equals its mass times its speed. Author's Note: ...

Google previewIn Quest of the Universe (2012)

by Theo Koupelis

The tendency of an object to maintain whatever speed and direction of motion it has is called inertia, and Newton's first law is often called the law ofinertia.

Google previewThe Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (2012)

by Patañjali

Inertia is a property of the tamas-fluctuation and is opposed to activity. The use of the word ≪inertia is a partial expression for heaviness and covering and dejection and similar ...

Google previewInnovation (2003)

Harnessing Creativity for Business Growth by Adam Jolly

case 3 inertia is the enemy company's openness to learning is underlined by its willingness to seek and accept help wherever this is offered. From the outset, the development of the new motor was driven forward by Luckin, partner Scott Pleva ...

Google previewEthnicity and Race (2007)

Making Identities in a Changing World by Stephen Cornell, Douglas Hartmann

Inertia refers to the fact that people carry collective identities all the time.

Google previewStudies in Perception and Action VI (2001)

by Gregory A. Burton, Richard C. Schmidt

Rotational inertia is the resistance of an object to accelerations on a rotational path. It is a valid indicator of...

Because rotational inertia is a function of both size and mass, it follows that there should be inseparable effects of both size and mass ...

Google previewGroup Communication Pitfalls (2005)

Overcoming Barriers to an Effective Group Experience by John O. Burtis, Paul D. Turman

Inertia is a metaphor representing the tendency for people and groups to continue what they are doing until exigencies are...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics (2008)

by Yadolah Dodge

Inertia. Matrix. Consider a cloud of points in a space of p dimensions. We suppose that this cloud is centered in the origin of the reference system; if not,it is enoughto cause a change in variables by subtractingfrom each pointthe ...

Google previewThe Virilio Dictionary (2013)

by John Armitage

POLAR INERTIA Gregor Schuner Virilio has discussed inertia in relation to movement and acceleration ever since Speed and Politics (2006 [ 1977]). Even though not central at that stage, and not yet developed into the idea of 'polar ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Volume 2 (2015)

Indian Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Tradition of Nyaya-Vaisesika up to Gangesa by Karl H. Potter

Inertia (vega), sometimes rendered as “impetus,” “velocity,” or even “speed,” is the quality of a moving substance which is responsible for its continuing in the same direction. There is a discrepancy between Vaiśesika and Nyāya on how many ...

Google previewIndian Metaphysics and Epistemology (1977)

The Tradition of Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Up to Gaṅgeśa by Karl H. Potter

Inertia (vega), sometimes rendered as "impetus," "velocity," or even "speed," is the quality of a moving substance which is responsible for its continuing in the same direction. There is a discrepancy between Vaisesika and Nyaya .on how many ...

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Quotes about Inertia

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success. (Dorthea Bragg)
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Scrabble value of I1N1E1R1T1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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