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Meaning of OSCILLATING

Pronunciation:  '√Ęsul`eyting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having periodic vibrations
 

OSCILLATING is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: oscillatory, periodic, periodical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Os"cil*la`ting\, a.
That oscillates; vibrating; swinging.

{Oscillating engine}, a steam engine whose cylinder
   oscillates on trunnions instead of being permanently fixed
   in a perpendicular or other direction. --Weale.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: fluctuant, fluctuating, fluctuational, harmonic, libratory, nutational, oscillatory, pendular, pendulating, pendulous, periodic, resonant, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, vacillating, vacillatory, vibratile, vibrating, vibratory, wavering, wobbly
 

 

 

 

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