perturb
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /pɚˈtɝb/
Verb

perturb (perturbs, present participle perturbing; past and past participle perturbed)

  1. To disturb; to bother or unsettle.
  2. (physics) To slightly modify the motion of an object.
  3. (astronomy) To modify the motion of a body by exerting a gravitational force.
  4. (mathematics) To modify slightly, such as an equation or value.
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