verb (used without object), fluc·tu·at·ed, fluc·tu·at·ing.
verb (used with object), fluc·tu·at·ed, fluc·tu·at·ing.
- fludrocortisone acetate,
- flue gas
Origin of fluctuate
Examples from the Web for fluctuating
The tablet, which Fujitsu hopes to release as early as 2015, works by fluctuating the friction between your finger and the screen.
Gender fluid people may have dynamic or fluctuating understandings of their gender, moving between categories as feels right.What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means|Debby Herbenick PhD, Aleta Baldwin|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tent's digital glow and fluctuating lighting evoked a very, very fancy wedding.
The idea is that a nation is a sort of intimate and fluctuating everywhere.
We live—increasingly—in an intimate and fluctuating everywhere.
These make their appearance as hot, painful, and fluctuating swellings in that position.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
The fluctuating fortunes of the gamester,—his losses or gains,—were equally a source of suffering to herself.
Thus, the Iron Molders paid a fluctuating benefit from 1870 to 1879.Beneficiary Features of American Trade Unions|James B. Kennedy
The multitude of subjects of an inferior rank was uncertain and fluctuating.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
After fluctuating between life and death, however, for many weary hours, Sir Albert Gerald rallied.Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 1 of 3|Julie Bosville Chetwynd
Word Origin for fluctuate
1630s, from Latin fluctuatus, past participle of fluctuare "to undulate" (see fluctuation). Related: Fluctuated; fluctuates; fluctuating.