Definitions for oscillateˈɒs əˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate(verb)

    be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

    "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

  2. oscillate, vibrate(verb)

    move or swing from side to side regularly

    "the needle on the meter was oscillating"

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  1. oscillate(Verb)

    To swing back and forth, especially if with a regular rhythm.

    A pendulum oscillates slower as it gets longer.

  2. oscillate(Verb)

    To vacillate between conflicting opinions, etc.

    The mood for change oscillated from day to day.

  3. oscillate(Verb)

    To vary above and below a mean value.

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