how to pronounce oscillation


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oscillation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of oscillation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… at a different oscillation these are …”

meanings of oscillation


  1. A regular periodic fluctuation in value about some mean.
  2. (of a function) defined for each point x in the domain of the function by \inf\left\{\mathrm{diam}(f(U))\mid U\mathrm{\ is\ a\ neighborhood\ of\ }x\right\}, and describes the difference (possibly ∞) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.
  3. A single such cycle.
  4. The act of oscillating or the state of being oscillated.

oscillation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oscillation occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics oscillation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that oscillation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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