# second moment of area

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**second moment of area** (*plural* **second moments of area**)

- (engineering) A measure of a body's resistance to bending; second moment of inertia.

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**second moment of area** (*plural* **second moments of area**)

- (engineering) A measure of a body's resistance to bending; second moment of inertia.