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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to the act of going before.

Usage examples (32)
  • When these blades rotate they create large gyroscopic forces sometimes called precessional forces.
  • Thus astronomers must have made great progress in their science before they could select as a day for counting from, the epoch when the slow reeling motion of the earth (the...
  • The fact of the precessional motion, already known to the
  • The interglacial thus lasts an additional precessional cycle, yielding a total duration of 28 kyr. for more
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