Meaning of Pendulum

English: Pendulum
Bangla: দোলক
Hindi: लोलक, लङ्गर
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a body so suspended from a fixed point as to move to and fro by the action of gravity and acquired momentum.

Definition: 2

Horology. a swinging lever, weighted at the lower end, for regulating the speed of a clock mechanism.

Definition: 3

something that tends to move from one position, condition, etc., to the opposite extreme and then back again: In a democratic society, the pendulum of political thought swings left and right.

Definition: 4

a body mounted so that it can swing freely under the influence of gravity. It is either a bob hung on a light thread (simple pendulum) or a more complex structure (compound pendulum)

Definition: 5

such a device used to regulate a clockwork mechanism