What is another word for oscillation?

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[ ˌɒsɪlˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ˌɒsɪlˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ˌɒ_s_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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How to use "Oscillation" in context?

What is oscillation? Oscillation is the continuous and repeated movement of a physical or chemical substance around a mean value. The mean value is the average position reached by the substance over a specific time period. In many cases, oscillation occurs as a result of a periodic external force acting on a substance. For example, a swinging pendulum will oscillate back and forth between the top and bottom positions. Oscillation is also an important feature of many biological processes, such as the switching of theactivity of a nerve cell between extended and short-term firing.

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