What does precession mean?

precession in AZ Dictionary

(n) The work or state of preceding; precedence.
(n) Physics The movement associated with axis of a spinning human anatomy, like the wobble of a spinning top, when there is an external power acting on the axis.
(n) Astronomy Precession regarding the equinoxes.

precession in Astronomy Dictionary

the evident change of the celestial poles due to a gradual wobble associated with the Earth's axis. by Tawanna DerosaReport definition

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  • Rhyme for "precession"
    • Hessian, accession, aggression, compression, concession
  • Hypernym for "precession"
    • motion, activity
  • Cross Reference for "precession"
    • lunisolar precession, precession of the equinoxes, constant of precession, gyroscopic precession
  • Form for "precession"
    • Larmor precession, precession of the equinoxes
  • Same Context for "precession"
    • nutation, electro-magnetism, reorientation, light-tube, inserter
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