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nutation

 [noo-ta´shun]
the act of nodding, especially involuntary nodding.

nu·ta·tion

(nū-tā'shŭn),
The act of nodding, especially involuntary nodding.
[L. annuo, to nod]

nutation

/nu·ta·tion/ (noo-ta´shun) the act of nodding, especially involuntary nodding.

nutation

[no̅o̅tā′shən]
Etymology: L, nutare, to nod
the act of nodding, especially involuntary nodding as occurs in some neurological disorders.

nu·ta·tion

(nū-tā'shŭn)
chiropractic The backward rotation of the ilium on the sacrum. usage note This concept is not shared by some medical practitioners.
[L. annuo, to nod]

nutation

Nodding of the head, usually involuntary.

nutation

the continuous movement of the growing part of a plant during growth which usually follows a spiral course, as in the stem of a convolvulus.

nutation

the result of the angular momentum and angular velocity vectors of a body or object being in different directions, leading to a rotation about a third axis.

nutation

involuntary nodding (see pelvic nutation)

nutation,

n leaning forward, the anterior movement of the sacrum around a transverse axis relative to the hip bones.

nutation

the act of nodding, especially involuntary nodding.
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Note that this paper mainly focuses on the nutation modes stability analysis and phase compensation for MSFW with cross feedback controller and time delay, the possible hidden oscillations [36], Bifurcation and global stability analysis being the next topics in the near future.
ntn] be the amplitude for nutation, which is the initial height above the horizontal plane.
If you refuse to concur, then why not observe the state of nutation in an average college classroom as students attempt to read the poems?
Some systematic errors in the source positions and in the orientations of the axes may be caused by inaccuracies of the conventional IAU precession and nutation theories.
In what follows it will be proved that this date is 1911 June 22 and that Roelofs used the astronomical observations of Van Stockum from 1911 corrected for precession and nutation and published them in his book, Astronomy Applied to Land Surveying.
But, as the authors point out, what is not clear is how to precisely distinguish some of those effects, such as atmospheric temperature and climate changes, from the effects due to other sources, such as solar radiation, precession of equinoxes, nutation of the north-south Earth axis, and so forth.
So from the mid-most the nutation spreads Round and more round, [now Blackmore's contribution] o'er all the sea of heads.
For example, scientists observed a nutation after a boom was deployed on the Ulysses satellite, which most recently has been studying the poles of the sun.
Implementing agency : Daegu Daegu, South nutation Elementary School District
Later on, it was shown that much smaller, but now observable effect is seen also in nutation (see, e.
The periods of these inequalities, according to the theory of motion of the Moon, exist in the short-period nutation of the Earth's axis, as well [14].