oscillate


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oscillate

To rapidly move back and forth between two locations or physical states.
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The result indicates that the neutron star nonlinear periodically oscillates, non-uniformly with quick stop and bounce by the pressure force when the gravity loses its dominance.
Additionally, the heart may be regarded as a forced oscillator because the brain sends electric signals forcing the former to oscillate at a rhythm dictated by the latter.
It oscillates over a wide angle, and will cool a whole room.
"This is the first experimental proof that under some reasonable operating conditions these cantilevers can oscillate chaotically, Raman says.
It is expected that after a transient stage the oscillator will be forced to oscillate with the frequency [ohm] of the applied external force.
What's really been going on is that electron neutrinos change, or oscillate, into one or both of the other two neutrino flavors en route from the sun's core.
Atoms initially loaded into the bottom of the optical potentials were induced to oscillate back and forth.
388) says that solar neutrinos oscillate between different flavors on the trip to Earth and that those taking a longer path have more time to oscillate into kinds of neutrinos that the sun doesn't produce.
"If you stretch a graphene sheet from end to end the thin layer can oscillate at a basic frequency of getting on for a billion times a second.
Only in the past 3 years have scientists learned that the concentrations of such proteins also oscillate in organs beyond the brain, such as liver and kidneys.
Like its predecessor, Scorim II relies on the coordinated action of two hydraulic pistons to oscillate the melt.
According to a report in New Scientist, Aaron O'Connell and colleagues at the University of California, Santa Barbara, US, showed that a tiny resonating strip of metal - only 60 micrometres long, but big enough to be seen without a microscope - can both oscillate and not oscillate at the same time.