Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun oscillation

3 senses of oscillation

Sense 1
oscillation -- (the process of oscillating between states)
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 2
oscillation, vibration -- ((physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean)
       => wave, undulation -- ((physics) a movement up and down or back and forth)

Sense 3
cycle, oscillation -- (a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons")
       => periodic event, recurrent event -- (an event that recurs at intervals)

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