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apparent precession

The apparent deflection of the gyro axis, relative to the Earth, due to the rotating effect of the Earth and not due to any applied force. Also called apparent wander.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Apparent drift toward confrontation on the political landscape is currently a hot topic in debates on the national electronic media about possible repercussions in the weeks ahead.
If I was, it will be because of the rapidly changing world around us: the fallout between the West and Russia over Ukraine, Turkey's apparent drift away from the NATO alliance, renewed cooperation between Israel and Egypt, the threat posed by Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and last, but not least, the discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean.
And some of this apparent drift was due to the camera flexing on its mount as Orion neared the western horizon, since I had even better tracking on another night shooting a sky sequence that crossed the meridian.
The Prime Minister, who was returning from his trip to the Gulf last night, will today chair back-to-back meetings of the National Security Council and the Cobra emergencies committee in an attempt to reassert control after days of apparent drift in Whitehall.
The Prime Minister, who is returning from his trip to the Gulf, will today chair back-to-back meetings of the National Security Council and the Cobra emergencies committee in an attempt to reassert control after days of apparent drift in Whitehall.
The Prime Minister, who is returning from his trip to the Gulf, will today chair back-toback meetings of the National Security Council and the Cobra emergencies committee in an attempt to reassert control after days of apparent drift in Whitehall.