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noun 
  1. (uncountable) precedence
  2. (context, physics, countable) The wobbling motion of the axis of a spinning body when there is an external force acting on the axis.
  3. (context, astronomy, uncountable) The slow gyration of the earth"s axis around the pole of the ecliptic, caused mainly by the gravitational pull of the sun and moon.
(rfex, mainly for the first) Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, precessie, f)

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