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fluctuating

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 not staying constant
  • our speed was constantly fluctuating, so the figure of 50 miles per hour is just an average

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fluctuating

verb
present participle of fluctuate

Synonyms & Antonyms of fluctuating (Entry 2 of 2)

to pass from one form, state, or level to another
  • temperatures will fluctuate between the low and high 50s today

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The first known use of fluctuating was in 1612

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“Fluctuating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fluctuating. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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