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the motion of a spinning body (as a top) in which it wobbles so that the axis of rotation sweeps out a cone

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the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

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The observed visibility of the interference between upward and downward spin components perpendicular to the Larmor precession plane of the neutron spin are compared with the numerical simulations in the plane wave theory and also in the Schrodinger wave-packet model.
The Lamb shift depends on electromagnetic forces; planetary precession depends on gravitation.
To calculate what the precession should be, Guinan and Maloney calculated the amount predicted by classical (Newtonian) theory as 1.
New high-field applications now available on the mid-field OPART include Steady-State Free Precession (SSFP) and T2 Plus.
This was the situation in the Crystallography Section, for single crystal work was performed with Weissenberg and Buerger-type precession cameras.
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The free precession is detected with a resonant pickup coil, connected to a dual-phase lock-in amplifier.
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3] He Self-Compensating Magnetometer," is to perform a high-precision test of combined charge conjugation, parity inversion, and time reversal (CPT) invariance and local Lorentz invariance by comparing the Larmor precession frequencies of potassium (K) and helium 3 ([He.
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Tenders are invited for Rreplacement of existing single phase/3 phase electro mechanical / high precession meter by single phase/3 phase electro static meter with and without meter boxes, including shifting of meter from inside to outside and providing smc meter protection boxes to single installation meters in s -11 sub division of hsr division
The scientists said their research showed there had been a series of quick advances and retreats of the ice - and this was in keeping with the 20,000 year cycle of the earth axis tilt - otherwise known as a precession cycle.
One has to take into consideration that magnetic moment acts like a top, and, in non-relativistic case, precession of the nucleus is simple Larmor precession.