oscillate

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  • As long as the system has no energy loss, the mass will continue to oscillate.
  • Instead of just an oscillating field, there could also be a permanent field present.
  • During the middle of the day it oscillated much up and down. Cited from The Power Of Movement In Plants, by C. Darwin
  • His main field is culture in public space and all of his projects oscillate around this theme.
  • The section ends with two oscillating figures which act as an important bridge both here and later.
  • Results oscillated in this manner for much of the season, leaving the Shore mid-table.
  • In this way, one can end up oscillating between the two positions, not getting much relief either way.
  • There is reason to believe that in the course of centuries they oscillate from side to side. Cited from First Year in Canterbury Settlement, Samuel Butler
  • So these stood or oscillated for thirteen years, when the people demanded the old order again. Cited from The Religions of Japan, by William Elliot Griffis
  • This position of the hand is described in full as open, raised high, and oscillated from right to left. Cited from Sign language among North American Indians, by Garrick Mallery
  • Oscillating engines remained a popular type of marine engine for much of the 19th century.
  • Once put into motion the block will oscillate back and forth around the equilibrium position.
  • The great half-round stone oscillated to and fro and then came to rest. Cited from The Boy Ranchers Among the Indians, by Willard F. Baker
  • The resulting superposition ends up oscillating back and forth between two different states.
  • Once set into motion it will oscillate at its natural frequency.
  • The stronger the force, the less the time it will take to oscillate. Cited from Sidelights On Astronomy, by Simon Newcomb
  • The wave station was proposed to be based on oscillating water column technology.
  • So also successive centuries oscillate too far on the right and on the left of truth. Cited from Phases of Faith, by Francis William Newman
  • Therefore, oscillating material does not move far from its initial equilibrium position.
  • At the third shock the stone gave way, and oscillated for a minute. Cited from The Man in the Iron Mask[The Novel]Dumas, Pere #28
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Meaning of oscillate

  • verb Move or swing from side to side regularly
    the needle on the meter was oscillating