fluc|tu|a|tion «FLUHK chu AY shuhn», noun.
1. the act or process of rising and falling; continual change; irregular variation; wavering. SYNONYM(S): vacillation.
2. a wavelike motion.

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  • fluc — fluc·tu·ant; fluc·tu·ate; fluc·tu·at·ing·ly; fluc·tu·a·tion; fluc·tu·a·tion·al; …   English syllables

  • tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… …   English syllables

  • sol|i|fluc|tion — or sol|i|flux|ion «SOL uh FLUHK shuhn», noun. the downward movement of soil and rock on the face of the earth, caused by the action of the weather. ╂[< Latin solum ground, earth + English fluxion] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluctuation — fluc·tu·a·tion …   English syllables

  • fluctuational — fluc·tu·a·tion·al …   English syllables

  • fluctuate — fluc•tu•ate [[t]ˈflʌk tʃuˌeɪt[/t]] v. at•ed, at•ing 1) to change continually; vary irregularly; shift back and forth or up and down: Prices fluctuated wildly[/ex] 2) to move in waves; undulate 3) to cause to fluctuate • Etymology: 1625–35; < L …   From formal English to slang

  • fluctuation — fluc|tu|a|tion [ˌflʌktʃuˈeıʃən] n [U and C] a change in a price, amount, level etc = ↑variation fluctuation in ▪ the fluctuation in interest rates ▪ Prices are subject to fluctuation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fluctuation — fluc|tu|a|tion [ ,flʌktʃu eıʃn ] noun count or uncount frequent changes in the amount, value, or level of something: Even a minor fluctuation in the water temperature can affect the fish …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

  • fluctuation — 1. The act of fluctuating. 2. A wavelike motion felt on palpating a cavity with nonrigid walls, especially one containing fluid. SYN: fluctuance. * * * fluc·tu·a·tion .flək chə wā shən n 1) a motion like that of waves esp the wavelike motion of a …   Medical dictionary

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