Definitions for oscillatory-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•cil•la•tionˌɒs əˈleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act or instance of oscillating.

  2. a single swing in one direction of an oscillating body. a single fluctuation between the maximum and minimum values of an oscillatory cycle.

    Category: Physics

Origin of oscillation:

1650–60; < L

os′cil•la•to`ry-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oscillatory, oscillating(adj)

    having periodic vibrations


  1. oscillatory(Adjective)

    that oscillates; oscillating

  2. oscillatory(Adjective)

    capable of sustaining oscillations


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