Definition of Oscillation. Meaning of Oscillation. Synonyms of Oscillation

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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

- describe mechanical oscillation. Familiar examples of oscillation include a swinging pendulum and alternating current. Oscillations occur not only in mechanical...
- Neural oscillations, or brainwaves, are rhythmic or repetitive patterns of neural activity in the central nervous system. Neural tissue can generate oscillatory...
- Neutrino oscillation is a quantum mechanical phenomenon in which a neutrino created with a specific lepton family number ("lepton flavor": electron, muon...
- El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an irregular periodic variation in winds and sea surface temperatures over the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean,...
- joʊ/; Spanish: [el ˈniɲo]) is the warm phase of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and is ****ociated with a band of warm ocean water that develops...
- signals (sound), radio waves, and light. For cyclical phenomena such as oscillations, waves, or for examples of simple harmonic motion, the term frequency...
- 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...
- Electronic oscillation is a repeating cyclical variation in voltage or current in an electrical circuit, resulting in a periodic waveform. The frequency...
- The Arctic oscillation (AO) or Northern Annular Mode/Northern Hemisphere Annular Mode (NAM) is a weather phenomenon at the Arctic poles north of 20 degrees...
- The Allerød oscillation (Danish: Allerødtiden) was a warm and moist global interstadial that occurred c.13,900 to 12,900 BP, nearly at the end of the...