precess

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verb pre·cess \prē-ˈses, ˈprē-ˌ\

Definition of precess

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to progress with a movement of precession

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to precess

Origin and Etymology of precess

back-formation from precession


First Known Use: 1892


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