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(physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force

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Delighted to see the various ministers constantly struggling against the four hundred petty minds of the Elected of the Chamber, with their ten or a dozen ambitious and dishonest leaders, the Civil Service officials hastened to make themselves essential to the warfare by adding their quota of assistance under the form of written action; they created a power of inertia and named it "Report." Let us explain the Report.
Real estate developer Inertia has signed EGP 575m loan with Banque du Caire to develop the company's projects and JefairaNorth Coast.
The single trigger mechanism can either be mechanical, when the switch from one sear to another is a result of the trigger motion, or inertial, when this switch is caused by the motion of an inertia block in response to a counter-recoil of the gun.
There is simply an inexplicable inertia to do what needs to be done to control hypertension.
CAIRO -- 4 December 2018: Inertia Egypt, the leading real estate developer, revealed on Dec.3 in a casual media gathering at Crimson, Zamalek, the latest updates surrounding one of its flagship residential developments, Joulz, a neighborhood in the heart of Cairo.
The inertia at the top has become too much for senior Tory figures.
From the perspective of a carrier, this article divides the entire shipping planning horizon into a series of time windows and converts the carriers' market shares into shippers' choice inertia. Based on the spatial and temporal shipping demand, the obtained market shares in different time windows are analyzed, and the ship scheduling schemes, including the amount of shipped cargos, the sailing routes and the ships used, are determined with the objective of maximizing the carrier's profits.
Thus the primary objective of this paper is to question the underlying limiting and releasing mechanisms of the Uppsala model, and propose that a pair of mechanisms commonly employed in the other branches of management literature--specifically inertia (Tushman and Romanelli 1985; Greenwood and Hinings 1996) and managerial intentionality (Lewin and Volberda 1999)--may play such a role in the Uppsala model.
McCulloch [8], [9], [10] has shown that a number of dynamical anomalies such as galaxy rotation and cosmic acceleration can be explained by a theory called quantised inertia which assumes that inertial mass is due to Unruh radiation (a radiation seen only by accelerating objects) when this radiation is made non-uniform in space by horizons.
As the complexity of choice rises, consumers tend to simplify their decision-making process by relying on simple heuristics (Iyengar & Lepper, 2000) or inertia (Turnbull, Leek, & Ying, 2000) to make purchase decisions.
(1) Adult primary chronic constipation can be classified into 3 overlapping subtypes: colonic inertia, dyssynergic defecation, and constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
Then the estimation model of the load inertia is proposed on the basis of the information about the output shaft speed and the clutch location.
On this basis, the PSO algorithm with different inertia weights was compared and analyzed in order to obtain the parametric array similar or superior to that of the grid search algorithm aiming at quickly searching the optimal parametric array and the reasonable inertia weight and then precise identification of the pulmonary nodules.