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angular momentum
The product of the moment of inertia of a body and the angular velocity.

Its importance lies in the fact that a body with a large angular momentum needs a considerable force (torque) to slow or to stop its rotation.

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electronic angular momentum
1. The entire angular momentum including contributions from the spins of all the electrons in an atom.
2. The total angular momentum associated with the orbital motion of the spins of all the electrons of an atom.
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