forced oscillation

noun
variants: or less commonly forced vibration

Definition of forced oscillation

: an oscillation imposed upon a body or system by and with the frequency of some external vibrator of sensibly different frequency opposed to free oscillation

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“Forced oscillation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forced%20oscillation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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