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Li"brate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Librated ; 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 liberate on too nice a beam. Clifton.


© Webster 1913.

Li"brate, v. i.

To poise; to balance.


© Webster 1913.

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