oscillating oscillating  /ˈɑ sə ˌleɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having periodic vibrations

Usage(s):

  1. If music is a little too stimulating, download the WhiteNoise application to hear ambient noise like an oscillating fan, an airplane or a heavy rainstorm.
  2. In the bulb's neck is 3) a small, efficient, oscillating cathode tube which sends a slim beam of electrons weaving over the light-sensitive particles on the mica.
  3. Chvez appears to be groping for the right approach to Obama, oscillating in recent weeks between acerbic criticism and conciliatory praise.

News

  1. Stock Market News for June 11, 2013 - Market News

    Benchmarks ended flat on Monday despite Standard & Poor revising United States' outlook to stable from negative. Stocks were oscillating between small gains and losses throughout the
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. OCXO offers phase noise performance down to -172 dBc/Hz.

    Available at any frequency from 80–130 MHz, IQOV-200 Series delivers phase noise performance of -172 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset and -160 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz offset based on nominal oscillating frequency of 100 MHz. Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator nominally operates from 12 V power supply and consumes 1 W of power at steady state. Drive capability is quoted at +6 dBm into 50 Ω. Housed in ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrats' Treasury spokesman, said: "Instead of giving clear and consistent leadership, Government ministers are oscillating between complacent optimism and this doom-laden picture of Armageddon. Surely, the truth lies...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Vince Cable Source: Times Online

  2. "It was the toughest day so far," said Archer. "Staying steady over the ball was the hardest bit - the ball is oscillating as you address it and you're scared to put the putter down in case the ball moves."
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Phillip Archer Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "When we made the turn, the ball was oscillating on the greens and just getting a little too difficult there," said Singh, who thought the conditions even warranted stopping play in the US PGA Tour's season-opening event.
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Vijay Singh Source: Taipei Times

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