Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To move in or be subjected to precession.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To have an angle that varies cyclically.
  • v. To wobble; to rotate about an axis that precesses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To undergo an east to west movement like that of the equinoxes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. move in a gyrating fashion

Etymologies

Back-formation from precession.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • If you are a admin or started up a Facebook page, there is a authentication precess which is going on to verify if you are legit or not.

    Planet Malaysia

  • The precess of 33 year old custom of conducting the paper based exam will come to an end from this year.

    IIM CAT exam will be held online from this year

  • The GrowHaus, located in an old warehouse at 47th and York, grows various vegetables, and even raises fish, which provide nutrients for plants in a precess called aquaponics.

    The GrowHaus: Building A Community Around Food In Elyria-Swansea

  • I totally blanked on it, and had to use a precess of elimiantion to figure out what it referred to.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • The diabolical thing was like a gyroscope that had started to precess, because torque had been applied to it.

    Tin

  • I ask myself does the average conservative have a analitical thought precess?

    Sarah Palin: 'She’s not retreating, she’s reloading'

  • I was lucky enough last Summer to go inside DFA building and there was a lot of pre-production and character development of the Frog precess hanging over the walls, the visuals really look fantastic... a little bit of miyasaki kind of style....

    At Disney

  • The election of the first chancellor was especially significant precess involving all the stakeholders.

    1997

  • They've also during the last year made substantial progress on drug seizures, on arrest, on crop eradication, destruction of clandestine labs used to precess illegal drugs.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

  • Third, commanding officers will continue to precess cases under the current cases and regulations related to homosexuality.

    Statement Of Department Of Defense Policy Regarding Homosexua

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