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  • n. perturbation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Disturbance; perturbation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Perturbation; disturbance.


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  • The effect probably helps flyers regain equilibrium when hit by gusts of wind, providing a natural stabilizer that engages before their brains can react to a perturbance, said Hedrick.

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  • Just perturbance at another worthless uttering from a delusional campaign apparently meriting yet another "camp hillary says ..." post.

    Harold Ickes: Hillary Will Need "A Few" More Super-Dels Than Obama To Catch Him

  • I sense something -- a perturbance in the Force I have not felt since ...

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  • It really can't afford even the slightest perturbance.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2005

  • In one corner the Whitney servants, their inward perturbance showing in their white scared faces, sat huddled together, but there was no sign of Mr. and Mrs. Whitney and Kathleen.

    I Spy

  • She was not willing to add yet an element of perturbance to the overcharged atmosphere; she would not add disappointment to grief.

    Weighed and Wanting

  • Just so I don't have a high degree of confidence that our sudden and randomly chosen perturbance of Earth's atmospheric composition is going to lead to an improvement in conditions.


  • a change of course down to where the perturbance was taking place.

    The War with the Newts

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