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Noun: oscillation  ,ó-su'ley-shun
  1. The process of oscillating between states
  2. (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
    - vibration
  3. A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon
    - cycle

Derived forms: oscillations

Type of: action, activity, natural action, natural process, periodic event, recurrent event, undulation, wave

Encyclopedia: Oscillation