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nutate

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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from nutation (1610s), from Latin nūtātiō (nodding), from nūtō (I nod), from Proto-Indo-European *neu-. Compare mutate.

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VerbEdit

nutate (third-person singular simple present nutates, present participle nutating, simple past and past participle nutated)

  1. To rock or sway involuntarily.
  2. (engineering) To wobble, to make a circular rocking motion.

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ParticipleEdit

nutate

  1. past participle of nutar

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

nūtāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nūtātus