Definitions for oscillationˌɒs əˈleɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
os•cil•la•tionˌɒs əˈleɪ ʃən(n.)
an act or instance of oscillating.
a single swing in one direction of an oscillating body. a single fluctuation between the maximum and minimum values of an oscillatory cycle.
Origin of oscillation:
1650–60; < L
os′cil•la•to`ry-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
the process of oscillating between states
(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon
"a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"
the act of oscillating or the state of being oscillated
a regular periodic fluctuation in value about some mean
a single such cycle
defined for each point in the domain of the function by , and describes the difference (possibly u221E) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.