relaxation oscillation

noun

Definition of relaxation oscillation

: a mechanical, electric, or acoustic oscillation (as of a road scraper, wires singing in wind) that consists of a build-up of displacement followed by sudden release of the displaced system

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“Relaxation oscillation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relaxation%20oscillation. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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