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English definition of “oscillate”

oscillate

verb [I]    /ˈɑs·əˌleɪt/
to move repeatedly from side to side or up and down between two points , or to vary between two states or amounts , or feelings or opinions : She oscillates between cooperation and hostility . oscillation    /ˌɑs·əˈleɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] Mealtimes strongly influence this daily oscillation in blood sugar , or glucose , concentrations .
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