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See definition of oscillating on Dictionary.com
  • as invacillating
  • as invacillating
  • as invibrant
  • as inwavering
  • as inzigzag

synonyms for oscillating

  • shifting
  • staggering
  • swaying
  • tottering
  • vibrating
  • unsteady
  • resonant
  • aquiver
  • consonant
  • palpitating
  • pulsating
  • pulsing
  • quaking
  • quivering
  • resounding
  • reverberant
  • ringing
  • sonorant
  • sonorous
  • trembling
  • bent
  • crinkled
  • crooked
  • fluctuating
  • irregular
  • jagged
  • meandering
  • rambling
  • serrated
  • snaking
  • twisted
  • twisting
  • undulating
  • winding
  • devious
  • erratic
  • indirect
  • sinuous
  • tortuous
  • transverse

antonyms for oscillating

MOST RELEVANT
  • constant
  • resolute
  • steady
  • unchanging
  • unchanging
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How to use oscillating in a sentence

The 'Syria' was originally a paddle-wheel steamer, having oscillating cylinders worked with steam of 25 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
To me it is simply a medium, an unstable, oscillating medium of impetuous spiritual energies.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The horizon, a confused mass of strata, oscillating ceaselessly, murmurs in a continual undertone.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Meantime the irresolute queen mother, always oscillating between war and peace, had again begun to treat with the Huguenots.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
He usually built an oscillating engine, and rarely attached a condenser.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
For smaller vessels, the oscillating engine with feathering paddle-wheels is still largely employed in Europe.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
A beast of an oscillating Chinaman in china, as large as life, grimaced and quivered to one's lightest steps.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
Were the planks oscillating a little, or was it dark water flowing over the place?
EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
Meantime Miss Lavinia, oscillating between the kitchen and the opposite room, prepared the dining-table in the latter chamber.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
The fluctuation of pressure is an oscillating one and gradually dies out.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OSCILLATING

  • capricious
  • inconstant
  • mercurial
  • oscillating
  • spasmodic
  • two-faced
  • undulating
  • vacillating
  • vibrating
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