Precess meaning

prē-sĕs', prē'sĕs'
To move in or be subjected to precession.
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To move by precession.
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(of an axis of rotation) To have an angle that varies cyclically.
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(of a rotating object) To wobble; to rotate about an axis that precesses.
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Origin of precess

  • Back-formation from precession
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition