(noun) - a physical force acting upon an object that
opposes centrifugal force, thus forcing an object
to the center. The word originates from the roots
centri (meaning center) and petal (like a flower). Centri.....petal, kind of like Sesame Street.
to tell is friends at the Harley Davidson
Cafe that centripetal was a word, but because nobody believed him, he had to go home and let google prove