verticity


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Verticity \Ver*tic"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. verticit['e]. See
   Vertex.]
   The quality or power of turning; revolution; rotation. [R.]
   --Locke.
   [1913 Webster]

         I hardly believe he hath from elder times unknown the
         verticity of the loadstone.              --Sir T.
                                                  Browne.
   [1913 Webster]
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