precess(redirected from precesses)
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intr.v. pre·cessed, pre·cess·ing, pre·cess·es
To move in or be subjected to precession.
[Back-formation from precession.]
(General Physics) to undergo or cause to undergo precession
to undergo precession.
Past participle: precessed
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|Verb||1.||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"