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Antilibration
Antilibration An`ti*li*bra"tion, n. A balancing; equipoise. [R.] --De Quincey.
Calibration
Calibration Cal`ibra"*tion, n. The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.
Delibration
Delibration Del`i*bra"tion, n. The act of stripping off the bark. [Obs.] --Ash.

Meaning of Libration from wikipedia

- Play media Play media In astronomy, libration is the wagging of the Moon perceived by Earth-bound observers caused by changes in their perspective. It...
- Lagrangian points (/ləˈɡrɑːndʒiən/ also Lagrange points, L-points, or libration points) are the points near two large bodies in orbit where a smaller...
- Libration (from the Latin verb librare "to balance, to sway"; cf. libra "scales") is a type of reciprocating motion in which an object with a nearly fixed...
- result, spacecraft in libration point orbits must use propulsion systems to perform orbital station-keeping. One important libration point is Earth-Sun L1...
- The Socialist Ethiopian Libration Army was the army of the Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia also known as the Derg. The Coordinating...
- perturbing body—in this case Neptune. Relative to Neptune, the amplitude of libration is 38°, and so the angular separation of Pluto's perihelion to the orbit...
- existence of a photometrically confirmable concentration of dust at the libration (Lagrangian) points was predicted by Josef Witkowski in 1956 (1951?[citation...
- before Christmas Eve in 2007 (both not shown here). A small horizontal libration is visible comparing their appearances. By the 19-year metonic cycle the...
- 18 percent of the far side is occasionally visible from Earth due to libration. The remaining 82 percent remained unobserved until 1959, when it was...
- periodic orbits of the third kind, with their stability enhanced by the libration of their arguments of perihelion, the planet could be in a higher inclination...
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