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fluctuation Explained

fluctuation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


fluctuation at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1450, from L. fluctuationem (nom. fluctuatio), from fluctuare "to undulate," from fluctus "wave," from pp. of fluere "to flow" (see fluent). Fluctuate is from 1634. ///

fluctuation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

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.//

fluctuation at French => English Of Explained:


fluctuation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "fluctuation":
alternation, arrhythmia, asking price, bearish prices, bid price,
book value, brokenness, bullish prices, call price, capriciousness,
choppiness, closing price, decline, desultoriness,
disconnectedness, discontinuity, eccentricity, equivocation,
erraticness, face value, fibrillation, fitfulness, fits and starts,
fixed price, flash price, flurry, flutter, frequency,
frequency band, frequency spectrum, harmonic motion, high,
inconstancy, intermittence, irregularity, issue par, issue price,
jerkiness, libration, low, market price, market value,
nominal value, nonuniformity, nutation, offering price,
opening price, oscillation, par, par value, parity, patchiness,
pendulation, periodicity, price, put price, quotation,
quoted price, rally, resonance, resonance frequency, roughness,
seesawing, settling price, shifting, shilly-shally,
shilly-shallying, shuffling, spasticity, sporadicity, sporadicness,
spottiness, stagger, stated value, swings, teeter-tottering,
teetering, tottering, uncertainty, unevenness, unmethodicalness,
unpredictability, unsteadiness, unsystematicness, vacillation,
variability, variation, vibrancy, vibratility, vibration,
vicissitude, wavering, whimsicality, wobble, wobbling

fluctuation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Changeableness): changeableness, mutability, inconstancy, versatility, mobility, instability, vacillation, irresolution, fluctuation, vicissitude, alternation, oscillation, restlessness, disquietude, unrest, agitation, moon.

[N] (Oscillation): oscillation, vibration, pendulum motion, pulsation, pulse, alternation, coming and going, ebb and flow, ups and down, fluctuation, vacillation, irresolution, seesaw.

[N] (Irresolution): irresolution, indecision, uncertainty, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, fickleness.

Fluctuation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fluctuation \Fluc`tu*a"tion\, n. [L. fluctuatio; cf. F.
1. A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that
direction; as, the fluctuations of the sea.

2. A wavering; unsteadiness; as, fluctuations of opinion;
fluctuations of prices.

3. (Med.) The motion or undulation of a fluid collected in a
natural or artifical cavity, which is felt when it is
subjected to pressure or percussion. --Dunglison.

fluctuation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a wave motion; "the fluctuations of the sea"
2: an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change [syn:
3: the quality of being unsteady and subject to fluctuations;
"he kept a record of price fluctuations" [syn: {wavering}]

fluctuation at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=fluctuation


From Inter: etyl » la fluctuationem, from fluctuare, from fluctus.


* Inter: X-SAMPA » /%flVk.S@."weI.S@n/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
    1. : the fluctuations of the sea
    2. A wavering; unsteadiness.
    3. : fluctuations of opinion
    4. : fluctuations of prices
    5. The motion or undulation of a fluid collected in a natural or artificial cavity, which is felt when it is subjected to pressure or percussion.

      Related terms

      * fluctuate


      Inter: trans-top » wavelike motion

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|波動|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|波动|tr=bōdòng|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: heilahtelu, huojunta
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|fluctuation|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Schwankung|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|波動|tr=はどう, hadō|sc=Jpan
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|колебание|n|tr=kolebánije|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|fluctuación|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » wavering; unsteadiness
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|變動|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|变动|tr=biàndòng|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|fluktuace
    • Danish: fluktuation
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|schommeling|f
    • Finnish: heilahtelu, huojunta, vaihtelu
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|fluctuation|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Schwankung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Fluktuation|f
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|luaineacht|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|増減|tr=ぞうげん, zōgen|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|変動|tr=へんどう, hendō|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|колебание|n|tr=kolebánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|неустойчивость|f|tr=neustójčivostʹ|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|fluctuación|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m



    From Inter: etyl » la|fr fluctuationem, from fluctuare, from fluctus.


    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • fluctuation

  • Translation: ar » fluctuation
    Translation: et » fluctuation
    Translation: el » fluctuation
    Translation: fr » fluctuation
    Translation: gl » fluctuation
    Translation: ko » fluctuation
    Translation: io » fluctuation
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    Translation: it » fluctuation
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    Translation: hu » fluctuation
    Translation: ml » fluctuation
    Translation: nl » fluctuation
    Translation: pl » fluctuation
    Translation: ru » fluctuation
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    Translation: fi » fluctuation
    Translation: ta » fluctuation
    Translation: te » fluctuation
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    Translation: zh » fluctuation