oscillatory

[ os-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈɒs ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

characterized by or involving oscillation.

Nearby words

  1. oscillating universe,
  2. oscillating universe theory,
  3. oscillating vision,
  4. oscillation,
  5. oscillator,
  6. oscillatory potential,
  7. oscillogram,
  8. oscillograph,
  9. oscillometer,
  10. oscillometry

Origin of oscillatory

1730–40; < New Latin oscillātōrius, equivalent to Latin oscillā(re) to swing (see oscillate) + -tōrius -tory1

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