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Oscillation

oscillation

1. The act of oscillating; a swinging or moving backward and forward, like a pendulum; vibration.

2. Fluctuation; variation; change back and forth. His mind oscillated, undoubtedly; but the extreme points of the oscillation were not very remote. (Macaulay) axis of oscillation, Center of oscillation. See Axis, and Center.

Origin: L. Oscillatio a swinging.


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Theories - Origin of Life

... also to a weak emission core of the star created a flow of heat through the surface phase transition, and yet not interfere with a certain oscillation - vibration … In general, all this is difficult to discuss now, not yet studied the process of emergence and functioning in a natural cell ...

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by LeoPol
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:37 am
 
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Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:42 pm
 
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negative feedback

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