English - Vietnamese Dictionary
oscillate /'ɔsileit/Concise Dictionary
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oscillates|oscillated|oscillating'ɑsɪleɪt /'ɒs-Thesaurus Dictionary
+be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
+move or swing from side to side regularly
Advanced English Dictionary
fluctuate, vibrate, waver, see-saw, swing, sway; vacillate, equivocate, shilly-shally, hem and haw, tergiversate:
The needle is oscillating between the 'Safe' and 'Danger' marks. I wish he'd stop oscillating and make up his mind.
+ verb [V]
1 ~ (between A and B) (formal) to keep changing from one extreme of feeling or behaviour to another, and back again: Her moods oscillated between depression and elation.
2 (physics) to keep moving from one position to another and back again: Watch how the needle on the dial oscillates.
3 (physics) (of an electric current, radio waves, etc.) to change in strength or direction at regular intervals
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