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noun as in vacillation

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Your research adviser suggested that it may just have been random fluctuations from two sources.

That indefiniteness is known as “quantum uncertainty,” and, unfortunately also as “quantum fluctuation.”

In that case, the wild fluctuations in the polls from, say, 1976 or 1988 might not be as relevant.

It’s possible that some of the fluctuations in weekly claims aren’t that meaningful at this point, since the numbers are so huge.

So if we use GSC data to measure brand, we might be able to see some fluctuations in interest but, if we’re using Google Analytics terminology, our data is basically sampled at 15%.

Side effects may include recession, job contraction, 401(k) bruising, recurrent Dow fluctuation, and IRA bleeding.

With each wobbly, distorted bass riff and womp-womp-womp robotic fluctuation, bodies explode in epileptic fits.

That kind of sheer fluctuation in itself introduces systemic risk.

One disadvantage of this system was the fluctuation of the value of the tobacco, based upon the law of supply and demand.

Her religion was a deep, smooth, current without fluctuation.

Fluctuation in water level seemed especially important in determining distribution of fishes in the area studied.

Every week new price lists were prepared so as to cover new fluctuation of cost to the retailer.

Who has developed the currents, those regular fluctuation of the abysses into which we never descend?


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fluctuation, such as: variation, change, and inconstancy.

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