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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 In astronomy, libration is a perceived oscillating motion of orbiting bodies relative to each other, notably including the motion of the Moon...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dante. Galileo is sometimes credited with the discovery of the lunar libration in latitude in 1632, although Thomas Harriot or William Gilbert might...
- About 18% of the far side is occasionally visible from Earth due to libration. The remaining 82% remained unobserved until 1959, when it was photographed...
- existence of a photometrically confirmable concentration of dust at the libration (Lagrangian) points was predicted by Josef Witkowski in 1956 (1951?[citation...
- result, spacecraft in libration point orbits must use propulsion systems to perform orbital station-keeping. One important libration point is Earth-Sun L1...
- past, probably leading to geologic activity, this explanation for the libration is also problematic. The presence of an asymmetric m**** anomaly ****ociated...
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