Origin of wobble
OTHER WORDS FROM wobblewobbler, noun
Words nearby wobble
How to use wobble in a sentence
Planets detected by the wobble technique were “little more than phantoms,” Cowen wrote in Science News in 2007.A century of astronomy revealed Earth’s place in the universe|Lisa Grossman|July 21, 2021|Science News
The moon causes the tides to change each day, but it also has a slight wobble in its orbit.Why we’re going to see a rapid rise in sunny day floods|Sara Chodosh|July 12, 2021|Popular-Science
This set is also packed with thoughtful design details like thick cushions with removable covers, for easy cleaning, as well as bottom stabilizers to prevent wobble.
The telescope flexes slightly as it rotates with respect to the sun, introducing a wobble into its measurements that mimics parallax.Astronomers Get Their Wish, and a Cosmic Crisis Gets Worse|Natalie Wolchover|December 17, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Since warmer oceans dissolve less carbon dioxide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rose and fell in concert with these orbital wobbles, amplifying their effects.How Earth’s Climate Changes Naturally (and Why Things Are Different Now)|Howard Lee|July 21, 2020|Quanta Magazine
As the president neared the end of his remarks, a young woman beside him began to wobble, on the verge of fainting.
It turns out that as a slurring, stumbling Weeble Wobble of a trophy wife, Akerman really shines.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I feel my limbs wobble—his reputation is nearly as fearsome as his bushy mustache.Top Afghan General: Taliban Defeat Would Take Less Than a Year|Magsie Hamilton-Little|July 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Few would hesitate to throw their speaker aside if his knees appear to wobble.Government Shutdown: John Boehner's Moment of Truth|Matt Latimer|April 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In the first half of the interview, this confidence seemed to wobble.Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control|Clive Irving|January 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Then Tommy Kerr's brain, which for more than seven hours had been as steady as a sleeping top, gave a little wobble.
He was standing up, again looking about for a longer stick, when once more his brain gave a wobble.
At least, he had kicked one of the boxes out of place and the whole structure began to wobble.Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's|Laura Lee Hope
Suddenly I felt the fill going soft under the drivers—felt the 44 wobble and slew.The Nerve of Foley|Frank H. Spearman
It was the first quiver of his tremendous insecurity, the first wobble of that gigantic credit top he had kept spinning so long.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells