Word forms: (plural) rigid bodies
(Mechanical engineering: Mechanics and dynamics) A rigid body is a body that does not deform or vibrate.
⇒ Continuum mechanics deals with deformable bodies, as opposed to rigid bodies. ⇒ A rigid body is one where every atom is always in the same position with respect to every other
atom in the body , even when outside forces are applied to the body. ⇒ A rigid body is a body that does not deform or vibrate.
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