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oscillation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of oscillation

  1. 1 the frequent and usually sudden passing from one condition to another <fickle springtime weather in which there seemed to be an unceasing oscillation between unseasonable heat and unseasonable cold> Synonyms change, fluctuation, inconstancy, fluxRelated Words metamorphosis, mutation, transformation, transmogrification, transmutation; vacillation, wavering

  2. 2 a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side <the precise oscillations of the quartz crystal that allows a quartz watch to keep such accurate time> Synonyms jiggling, vibration, quivering, shaking, shivering, shuddering, trembling, twitchingRelated Words juddering [chiefly British], quaking, rocking; jiggle, palpitation, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble, tremor, twitch





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