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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 os·cil·la·tion /ˌɑsəˈleʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 os·cil·la·tion /ˌɑsəˈleʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Os·cil·la·tion n.
 1. The act of oscillating; a swinging or moving backward and forward, like a pendulum; vibration.
 2. Fluctuation; variation; change back and forth.
    His mind oscillated, undoubtedly; but the extreme points of the oscillation were not very remote.   --Macaulay.
 Axis of oscillation, Center of oscillation. See under Axis, and Center.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process of oscillating between states
      2: (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
         [syn: vibration]
      3: a single complete execution of a periodically repeated
         phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"
         [syn: cycle]