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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. determine the weight of;
- Example: "The butcher weighed the chicken"
[syn: weigh, librate]

2. vibrate before coming to a total rest;
- Example: "the children's swing librated"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Librate \Li"brate\ (l[imac]"br[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Librated (l[imac]"br[asl]*t[e^]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. [1913 Webster] Their parts all librate on too nice a beam. --Clifton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Librate \Li"brate\, v. t. To poise; to balance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

librate v 1: determine the weight of; "The butcher weighed the chicken" [syn: weigh, librate] 2: vibrate before coming to a total rest; "the children's swing librated"