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English Dictionary: librating by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Librate \Li"brate\ (l[imac]"br[amac]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
      {Librated} (l[imac]"br[asl]*t[ecr]d); p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Librating}.] [L. libratus, p. p. of librare to balance, to
      make even, fr. libra. Cf. {Level}, {Deliberate},
      {Equilibrium}.]
      To vibrate as a balance does before resting in equilibrium;
      hence, to be poised.
  
               Their parts all librate on too nice a beam. --Clifton.
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