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Word: oscillate

Definition: vibrate pendulumlike; waver


Sentences Containing 'oscillate'

A notable fact is that gas bubbles can only oscillate under an external action, but not spontaneously.
Chen is one-half of the production duo Stuhr, whose remixes have appeared on "Bebel Gilberto Remixed", "Oscillate Records Vol.1", "Rock River’s Christmas Remixed", and "Buddha Bar VII".
Electroencephalography shows no clear abnormalities in stage 0, even if minimal HE is present; in stages I, II and III there are triphasic waves over the frontal lobes that oscillate at 5 Hz, and in stage IV there is slow delta wave activity.
Heidegger (1935–1936) and Schockel (1998) respond to critics of this model of interpretation who allege it is a case of invalid reasoning by asserting that "any" form of reflection or interpretation must oscillate between particular and general, part and whole.
It and the salmon shark are the thickest-bodied members of their family (length-depth ratio approaching 4.5), and consequently have the stiffest swimming style: they oscillate their tails while holding their bodies mostly rigid, which confers propulsive power with high energy efficiency, but at the cost of maneuverability.
When disturbed, these moths tend to lower the head and abdomen, bringing the forewings forward to expose the large spots on the hind wings, which oscillate from side to side, giving the aggressor the impression that it is being watched by two large eyes (such as an owl), in an attempt to cause the aggressor to refrain from attacking.

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