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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...
- 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...
- The Derg (Ge'ez: ደርግ, "committee" or "council"), officially the Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia, was a Marxist-Leninist military...
- 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...
- result, spacecraft in libration point orbits must use propulsion systems to perform orbital station-keeping. One important libration point is Earth-Sun L1...
- 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...
- ****ociated with the crater Herschel may be a more likely explanation for the libration. Pioneer 11 flew by Saturn in 1979, and its closest approach to Mimas...
- alternating gain and loss of rotation over revolution would have caused a libration of 23.65° in longitude. For the same reason, there are two points on Mercury's...
- Volume 32 (1): 53–71. Dunham, D.W. and Farquhar, R. W.: "Libration-Point Missions 1978-2000," Libration Point Orbits and Applications, Parador d'Aiguablava...
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