oscillate

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oscillate

To swing back and forth between the minimum and maximum values. An oscillation is one cycle, typically one complete wave in an alternating frequency.
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Here we have also considered that the surface temperature of the neutron star varies as the neutron star oscillates, or in other words, the temperature is a function of the radius or density.
When the ball bounces back, the air in it oscillates, making the skin oscillate and creating the ring.
It oscillates over a wide angle, and will cool a whole room.
During the operation, the spindle operates at 2,000 rpm or less and the tool oscillates in and out of the workpiece thereby assuring the quality of the thread form and surface finish.
Paul, Mimi., adapted its Holix Diameter Gauge for measuring non-round shapes by mounting the gauge on a frame that oscillates around the center of the product.
It tilts easily, oscillates, has three speeds and is also very quiet.
The rotor of the ODR oscillates about its axis through a small arc (typically 1[degree] as shown in figure 7).
initial claims drop to 218k in the second week of June, after a 1k down-tick to 222k, leaves a 4-week decline from a 7-week high of 234k as the measure oscillates just above the 48-year low of 209k in late-April.