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pre·cess

 (prē-sĕs′, prē′sĕs′)
intr.v. pre·cessed, pre·cess·ing, pre·cess·es
To move in or be subjected to precession.

[Back-formation from precession.]

precess

(prɪˈsɛs)
vb
(General Physics) to undergo or cause to undergo precession

pre•cess

(priˈsɛs)

v.i.
to undergo precession.

precess


Past participle: precessed
Gerund: precessing

Imperative
precess
precess
Present
I precess
you precess
he/she/it precesses
we precess
you precess
they precess
Preterite
I precessed
you precessed
he/she/it precessed
we precessed
you precessed
they precessed
Present Continuous
I am precessing
you are precessing
he/she/it is precessing
we are precessing
you are precessing
they are precessing
Present Perfect
I have precessed
you have precessed
he/she/it has precessed
we have precessed
you have precessed
they have precessed
Past Continuous
I was precessing
you were precessing
he/she/it was precessing
we were precessing
you were precessing
they were precessing
Past Perfect
I had precessed
you had precessed
he/she/it had precessed
we had precessed
you had precessed
they had precessed
Future
I will precess
you will precess
he/she/it will precess
we will precess
you will precess
they will precess
Future Perfect
I will have precessed
you will have precessed
he/she/it will have precessed
we will have precessed
you will have precessed
they will have precessed
Future Continuous
I will be precessing
you will be precessing
he/she/it will be precessing
we will be precessing
you will be precessing
they will be precessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been precessing
you have been precessing
he/she/it has been precessing
we have been precessing
you have been precessing
they have been precessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been precessing
you will have been precessing
he/she/it will have been precessing
we will have been precessing
you will have been precessing
they will have been precessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been precessing
you had been precessing
he/she/it had been precessing
we had been precessing
you had been precessing
they had been precessing
Conditional
I would precess
you would precess
he/she/it would precess
we would precess
you would precess
they would precess
Past Conditional
I would have precessed
you would have precessed
he/she/it would have precessed
we would have precessed
you would have precessed
they would have precessed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.precess - move in a gyrating fashion; "the poles of the Earth precess at a right angle to the force that is applied"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
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