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sway

to rock, teeter, wobble, or swing back and forth.
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The long-period sensors, which are installed in the machine room, can detect the strength of an earthquake and they take into account the numerical value of the building's earthquake period, which is registered beforehand, to estimate the swaying of ropes from its initial swaying stage to its resolution in real-time.
During prolonged standing tasks there are continuous low amplitude swaying movements, with the occasional fast postural change as we move weight from one foot to another and change our position to avoid discomfort.
After inviting people to remove shoes and come into an open space, Julia Schnebly-Black began the session with an easy warm-up of swaying from one side to the other.
This correlation between bodily movement and authority of utterance appears also in Heaney's "Elegy" for Robert Lowell in Field Work, when he recalls how his American friend would rock on his feet while controlling the flow of conversation: "you swayed the talk / and rode on the swaying tiller / of yourself" (31).
Researchers have long observed swaying by larvae of many ant species.
Nostalgic pedestrian bridges - including a wooden trestle and a gently swaying suspension contraption - span deep ravines.
An end to the nightmare of caravans and trailers swaying out of control could be in sight, possibly saving hundreds of lives a year on UK roads.
Vauxhall has developed a system that detects the onset of swaying in the early stages, and automatically corrects it before it becomes uncontrollable.
Careen should convey the idea of swaying or tilting dangerously.
The "leg" in legong means "gentle swaying motion," while "gong" refers to the musical accompaniment.
The alcohol content of its Swaying Willow Australian Chardonnay has been reduced to 1% abv, which cuts the number of calories by a third compared to wine with the average abv.
The "bouncing" Millennium Bridge - closed because of excessive swaying - may reopen with a pounds 1 fee being introduced.