## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

- n. A measure of a body's resistance to angular acceleration, equal to:
- n. The product of the mass of a particle and the square of its distance from a reference.
- n. The sum of the products of each mass element of a body multiplied by the square of its distance from an axis.
- n. The sum of the products of each element of an area multiplied by the square of its distance from a coplanar axis.

### from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

- n. A measure of a body's resistance to a change in its angular rotation velocity
- n. A measure of a body's resistance to bending; second moment of inertia; second moment of area.

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

- n. of a rotating body, the sum of the mass of each particle of matter of the body into the square of its distance from the axis of rotation; -- called also moment of rotation and moment of the mass.

### from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

- n. the tendency of a body to resist angular acceleration

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