Definition of pendulation in English:

pendulation

noun

  • 1Physical Geography. A supposed oscillatory motion of the earth's poles across its surface. Now rare.

  • 2An oscillatory motion like that of a pendulum (literal and figurative); an alternation between opposite positions.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. Partly from pendulum + -ation, and partly from pendulate + -ion; compare -ation.

Pronunciation

pendulation

/pɛndjʊˈleɪʃn//pɛndʒʊˈleɪʃn/