Thesaurus

oscillation

noun

Definition of OSCILLATION

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>
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>

March 30, 2015
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