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Synonyms for precession

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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In our method of the [pi] flipper phase scan with the three RF flippers setup, the resultant NSE pattern could be derived as one period of the [pi] flipper signal corresponding to two turns of the Larmor precession of neutrons in the apparatus [10].
The two most prominent cycles had periods of 41,000 and 23,000 years--the same periods displayed by the variation of orbital tilt and precession.
After painstaking analysis, scientists confirmed that the spacecraft would turn through a complete precession cycle once every 33 million years.
They then measured the precession frequency for different tipping angles, looking for deviations as small as 5 microhertz in a 303-megahertz signal.
The Lamb shift depends on electromagnetic forces; planetary precession depends on gravitation.
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Two millennia ago, owing to precession and other effects, Sirius crossed the meridian at midnight LMT around December 13th.
Like electron paramagnetic resonance and nuclear magnetic resonance, FMR involves precession of the magnetization around an equilibrium direction, but motion of the magnetization is heavily influenced by the large magnetization that is characteristic of ferromagnets.
One idea, called the Milankovitch theory, pins the responsibility on periodic changes in the earth's orbit, which alter the amount of solar radiation received by the planet; variations in the eccentricity, tilt and precession of the earth are thought to drive climate cycles at intervals of roughly 100,000, 1,000 and 23,000 years.
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However, Earth rotates west to east, even though its precession is in the opposite direction, from east to west
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.
Precession of the orbit of the planet MErcury determined the superiority of Einsterin's theory over Newton's.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of a new portable cesium magnetometer system with integrated GPS and console, and a proton precession base station magnetometer with data acquisition console.
Because of precession, the ecliptic longitude of each intersection point increases 50.