oscillation

Noun

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Noun

**oscillation**

- the act of oscillating or the state of being oscillated
- a regular periodic fluctuation in value about some mean
- a single such cycle
- (
*mathematics*) (*of a function*) defined for each point x in the domain of the function by \inf\left\{\mathrm{diam}(f(U))\mid U\mathrm{\ is\ a\ neighborhood\ of\ }x\right\}, and describes the difference (possibly ∞) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.

- French: oscillation
- German: Schwingung, Oszillation
- Italian: oscillazione
- Portuguese: oscilação
- Russian: колеба́ние

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