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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 lunar astronomy, libration is the wagging or wavering of the Moon perceived by Earth-bound observers and caused by changes in...
- the Lagrange points (/ləˈɡrɑːndʒ/ also Lagrangian points, L-points, or libration points) are orbital points near two large co-orbiting bodies. At the Lagrange...
- The Derg (also spelled Dergue; from Ge'ez: ደርግ, "committee" or "council"; Oromo: Dergii), officially the Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia...
- 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...
- 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...
- repeated observations from Earth, due to the phenomena of libration and parallax. Librations are primarily caused by the Moon's varying orbital speed due...
- longitude of its western (left) far side. This is referred to as longitudinal libration. Because the lunar orbit is also inclined to Earth's ecliptic plane by...
- result, spacecraft in libration point orbits must use propulsion systems to perform orbital station-keeping. One important libration point is Earth-Sun L1...
- and thus always shows the same side to Earth, the near side. Because of libration, slightly more than half (about 59%) of the total lunar surface can be...
- orbit is both somewhat elliptical and inclined to its equatorial plane, libration allows up to 59% of the Moon's surface to be viewed from Earth (though...
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