Definition of Nutations

1. Noun. (plural of nutation) ¹



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Definition of Nutations

1. nutation [n] - See also: nutation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nutations

nut roast
nut roll
nut rolls
nut sedge
nut tree
nut up
nutant
nutarian
nutarians
nutate
nutated
nutates
nutating
nutation
nutational
nutations (current term)
nutator
nutators
nutbags
nutball
nutbar
nutbars
nutbowl
nutbowls
nutbreaker
nutbrown
nutburger
nutburgers

Literary usage of Nutations

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1. The Advanced Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies by Edward John Routh (1905)
"The terms with sin 2 0 and сов 2 о are the solar nutations, eee Art. 526. ... 549. barge nutations. We shall now enquire what the motion of the earth would ..."

2. A Treatise on Astronomy, Theoretical and Practical by Robert Woodhouse (1821)
"The Origin of the nutations in the ... action of the cause of precession, we shall be able to trace the origin of the Lunar and Solar nutations. ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Two Parts. The First Containing, a by John Gummere (1837)
"To Jiml the nutations of a Star in Eight Ascension nnd Declination, for a given Time. Find the Supplement of the Moon's Node, from tables XX, XXI and XXII, ..."

4. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"Heliotropic nutations. Many plant structures, especially young stems, when exposed to one-sided illumination, bend towards the rays of light; ..."

5. An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Four Parts. Containing a Systematic by William Augustus Norton (1853)
"Ans. Aberr. in right ascension — 1".07, and aberr. in declination - 11 ".69. PROBLEM XX. To find the nutations of a Star in Right Ascension and ..."

6. A Treatise on Astronomy, Spherical and Physical: With Astronomical Problems by William Augustus Norton (1867)
"To find the nutations of a Star in Right Ascension and Declination, for a given Day. This Problem may be solved by means of the formulae, log. ..."

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