OTHER WORDS FROM librationli·bra·tion·al, adjective
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For other worlds, we usually have to rely on other data: fluctuations in gravity, or the gentle rocking motion known as libration.
The authors of the new study used data from the Cassini probe orbiting Saturn to measure the libration of Mimas.
However, both the Moon and Mimas experience libration wobbling slightly and bringing part of the “far side” into view.
To see how a global ocean could affect libration, take two bottles, fill one with sand and the other with water, then spin them.
But it is only an insignificant margin of the far side of the moon which this libration permits us to examine.The Story of the Heavens|Robert Stawell Ball
One more astronomical discovery also he was to make—that of the moon's libration.Pioneers of Science|Oliver Lodge
Its rhythmic libration typified to him the principle of change in existence and of existence in change.Studies in Logical Theory|John Dewey
Here the honourable luminary gave a sort of modest libration, which convulsed the meeting with laughter.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
At no time did Browning write verse which soars with a more steadfast and impassioned libration of wing.Robert Browning|Edward Dowden