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Spanish translation of “oscillate”

oscillate

verb /ˈosəˌleit/
(formal) to frequently change from one extreme amount or limit to another
oscilar
January price levels oscillated between stability and decline.
(formal) to frequently change from one feeling or attitude to another
oscilar
Her mood oscillated between hope and despair.
(physics) to continuously move side to side around a central point
oscilar, oscilando
The helium level gauge was oscillating wildly between 88 and 28 percent.
(physics) (of an electric current) to change direction very frequently at regular intervals.
oscilar, balancearse
oscillation noun
oscilación
wave oscillation.
(Definition of oscillate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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