What does the word oscillation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act or state of oscillating.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Oscillator.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Oscillatory.

Usage examples for oscillation

  1. Presently it had gained half an oscillation, i. – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  2. In 1583 his attention was attracted by the oscillation of a brass lamp suspended from the ceiling of the cathedral at Pisa. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  3. At each oscillation this point cuts the sand, and the furrow gets gradually longer to the right hand of an observer placed at the center of the pendulum. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion