Oscillation

  • 1 oscillation — [ ɔsilasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1605; lat. oscillatio 1 ♦ Mouvement d un corps qui oscille. ⇒ balancement, branle. Oscillation d un pendule. ♢ Phys. Variation alternative d une grandeur, en fonction du temps, autour d une valeur fixe. ⇒ sinusoïde.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Oscillation — Os cil*la tion, n. [L. oscillatio a swinging.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of oscillating; a swinging or moving backward and forward, like a pendulum; vibration. [1913 Webster] 2. Fluctuation; variation; change back and forth. [1913 Webster] His… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 oscillation — 1650s, from Fr. oscillation, from L. oscillationem (nom. oscillatio), pp. of oscillare to swing, supposed to be from oscillum little face, lit. little mouth, a mask of open mouthed Bacchus hung up in vineyards to swing in the breeze …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Oscillation — (v. lat.), 1) eine um einen mittleren Punkt (den Ruhepunkt od. Gleichgewichtspunkt des Körpers) hin u. hergehende Bewegung, wie sich solche in der Bewegung eines Pendels, in elastischen Vibrationen darlegt. Ein in O. gerathener Körper würde in… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Oscillation — Oscillation, s.v.w. Schwingung (s.d. und Schwingungsbewegung) …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 6 Oscillation — Oscillation, lat. deutsch, Schwankung, schwingende Bewegung; oscilliren, schwanken, schwingen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 oscillation — index hesitation, indecision, trepidation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 Oscillation —   [engl.], Schwingung …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 oscillation — [äs΄ə lā′shən] n. [L oscillatio] 1. the act of oscillating 2. fluctuation; instability; variation 3. Physics a) repeated variation in the value of some physical quantity, as position or voltage b) a single instance or cycle of such a variation …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Oscillation — For other uses, see oscillator (disambiguation) and oscillation (mathematics). An undamped spring–mass system is an oscillatory system. Oscillation is the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value (often a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Oscillation — Une oscillation est un mouvement ou une fluctuation périodique. Les oscillations sont soit à amplitude constante soit amorties. Elles répondent aux mêmes équations quel que soit le domaine. Sommaire 1 Mécanique 2 Électricité électronique 3… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 oscillation — (o ssil la sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Mouvement de tout corps qui va et vient en sens contraire. Les oscillations d un vaisseau.    Mouvement d un pendule qui, allant et venant alternativement en deux sens contraires, se balance …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 Oscillation — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Reciprocating motion, motion to and fro. < N PARAG:Oscillation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 oscillation oscillation Sgm: N 1 vibration vibration libration Sgm: N 1 motion of a pendulum motion of a pendulum Sgm: N 1 nutation… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 oscillation — oscillate os‧cil‧late [ˈɒsleɪt ǁ ˈɑː ] verb [intransitive] to move regularly between two limits or states: • The trade balance used to oscillate between surplus and deficit. oscillation noun [countable, uncountable] * * * oscillate UK US… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 oscillation — /os euh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of oscillating. 2. a single swing or movement in one direction of an oscillating body. 3. fluctuation between beliefs, opinions, conditions, etc. 4. Physics. a. an effect expressible as a quantity… …

    Universalium

  • 16 oscillation — os|cil|la|tion [ˌɔsıˈleıʃən US ˌa: ] n [U and C] 1.) formal oscillations are frequent changes between two extreme amounts or limits oscillation in/of ▪ oscillations in the value of the dollar oscillation between ▪ oscillating between growth and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 oscillation — noun 1) the oscillation of the pendulum Syn: swinging, swinging to and fro, swing, swaying 2) his oscillation between commerce and art Syn: wavering, swinging, fluctuation, seesawing, yo yoing, vacillation …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 oscillation — UK [ˌɒsɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌɑsɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms oscillation : singular oscillation plural oscillations 1) a) [countable/uncountable] science a repeated movement from side to side at a steady speed b) science a frequent change in size,… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 oscillation — svyravimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. oscillation vok. Schwankung, f; Schwingen, n; Schwingung, f rus. колебание, n pranc. oscillation, f …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 20 oscillation — virpesys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. oscillation; vibration vok. Oszillation, f; Schwingung, f rus. колебание, n pranc. oscillation, f; vibration, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas


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