Definition of Oscillation. Meaning of Oscillation. Synonyms of Oscillation

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Oscillation. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Oscillation and, of course, Oscillation synonyms and on the right images related to the word Oscillation.

Definition of Oscillation

Oscillation
Oscillation Os`cil*la"tion, n. [L. oscillatio a swinging.] 1. The act of oscillating; a swinging or moving backward and forward, like a pendulum; vibration. 2. Fluctuation; variation; change back and forth. His mind oscillated, undoubtedly; but the extreme points of the oscillation were not very remote. --Macaulay. Axis of oscillation, Center of oscillation. See under Axis, and Center.

Meaning of Oscillation from wikipedia

- Oscillation is the repetitive or periodic variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value (often a point of equilibrium) or between...
- Neural oscillations, or brainwaves, are rhythmic or repetitive patterns of neural activity in the central nervous system. Neural tissue can generate oscillatory...
- El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a climate phenomenon that exhibits irregular quasi-periodic variation in winds and sea surface temperatures over...
- second (60 seconds divided by 120 beats). For cyclical phenomena such as oscillations, waves, or for examples of simple harmonic motion, the term frequency...
- Neutrino oscillation is a quantum mechanical phenomenon in which a neutrino created with a specific lepton family number ("lepton flavor": electron, muon...
- Electronic oscillation is a repeating cyclical variation in voltage or current in an electrical circuit, resulting in a periodic waveform. The frequency...
- Plasma oscillations, also known as Langmuir waves (after Irving Langmuir), are rapid oscillations of the electron density in conducting media such as plasmas...
- Pogo oscillation is a self-excited vibration in liquid-propellant rocket engines caused by combustion instability. The unstable combustion results in...
- Self-oscillation is the generation and maintenance of a periodic motion by a source of power that lacks any corresponding periodicity. The oscillator...
- In mathematics, the oscillation of a function or a sequence is a number that quantifies how much that sequence or function varies between its extreme...