nutate
intransitive verb (nutated; nutating) Date: 1880 to exhibit or undergo nutation

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  • nutate — utate v. to rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nutate — Verb meaning to rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarilyIn EngineeringIn engineering, a nutating motion is a motion similar to a swashplate. A swashplate contains pistons or follower rods, however, which many nutating devices do not have. The… …   Wikipedia

  • nutate — /nooh tayt, nyooh /, v.i., nutated, nutating. to undergo or show nutation. [1875 80; back formation from NUTATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • nutate — verb To rock or sway involuntarily …   Wiktionary

  • nutate — v. undergo nutation, be subject to nutation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nutate — attune …   Anagrams dictionary

  • nutate — nu·tate …   English syllables

  • nutate — nu•tate [[t]ˈnu teɪt, ˈnyu [/t]] v. i. tat•ed, tat•ing mec bot to undergo or show nutation • Etymology: 1875–80; back formation from nutation …   From formal English to slang

  • nutate — verb rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily • Derivationally related forms: ↑nutation • Hypernyms: ↑rock, ↑sway, ↑shake • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • attune — nutate …   Anagrams dictionary

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