how to pronounce precession


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precession is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of precession in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the precession of the earth so kind of …”

meanings of precession


  1. The slow gyration of the earth's axis around the pole of the ecliptic, caused mainly by the gravitational torque of the sun and moon.
  2. Any of several slow changes in an astronomical body's rotational or orbital parameters.
  3. Precedence.
  4. The wobbling motion of the axis of a spinning body when there is an external force acting on the axis.

precession frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word precession occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics precession can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that precession can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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