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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]

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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A ruling in the GNC case, however, could set clearer guidelines on calculating overtime for a fluctuating workweek.
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Lord Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform, gave the website his backing, saying: "We know that work is good for people and we want those with long-term fluctuating health conditions to have the support they need to stay in their job.
Abdelaziz Ziari, Speaker of the National People's Assembly (Parliament), said Tuesday here that Algeria's development policy should not "remain hostage to oil" whose prices are "fluctuating." In his closing speech at Parliament's fall session, Abdelaziz Ziari said: "Our development policy, with its legitimate ambitions, should not remain hostage to oil and its fluctuating prices on the international market." In this regard, he considered a "must" to diversify the national economy and develop non-oil exports through domestic and foreign investments that remain, he said, "insufficient" to date.AaAa
The new AutoCal function brings to an end time-consuming manual and repeated recalibration of pumps in response to fluctuating system pressures.
The price paid for this computational efficiency is that by relying on intensive modeling, assumptions must be introduced to succeed in the closure of the particle fluctuating correlations.