lunar inequality

noun

Definition of lunar inequality

1 : one of many variations in the moon's motion from a true ellipse caused by the perturbation of the sun or the planets
2 : one of the nearly inappreciable fluctuations of the magnetic needle from its mean position due apparently to the moon

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“Lunar inequality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lunar%20inequality. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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