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fluc·tu·ate

(flŭk'tyū-āt),
1. To move in waves.
2. To vary, to change from time to time, as in referring to any quantity or quality, for example, height of blood pressure, concentration of substance in urine or blood, secretory activity, etc.
[L. fluctuo, pp. -atus, to flow in waves]

fluc·tu·ate

(flŭk'shū-āt)
1. To move in waves.
2. To vary, to change from time to time, as in referring to any quantity or quality (blood pressure, concentration of substance in urine or blood, secretory activity).
[L. fluctuo, pp. -atus, to flow in waves]

fluctuate

following a waveform

fluc·tu·ate

(flŭk'shū-āt)
1. To move in waves.
2. To vary, to change from time to time.
[L. fluctuo, pp. -atus, to flow in waves]
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