
Definition of Oscillatory
1. Adjective. Having periodic vibrations.
Definition of Oscillatory
1. a. Moving, or characterized by motion, backward and forward like a pendulum; swinging; oscillating; vibratory; as, oscillatory motion.
Definition of Oscillatory
1. Adjective. that oscillates; oscillating ¹
2. Adjective. capable of sustaining oscillations ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Oscillatory
1. [adj]
Medical Definition of Oscillatory
1. Moving, or characterised by motion, backward and forward like a pendulum; swinging; oscillating; vibratory; as, oscillatory motion. Origin: Cf. F. Oscillatoire. See Oscillate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Literary usage of Oscillatory
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1. Mathematical and Physical Papers by Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh (1880)
"ON THE THEORY OF oscillatory WAVES. [Read March 1, 1847.] IN the Report of the
Fourteenth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science ..."
2. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"means of an oscillatory electromotive force or current. oscillatory Current.—A
current which oscillates or performs periodic vibrations usually of ..."
3. Radio Engineering Principles by Henri Lauer, Harry Leonard Brown (1919)
"RESONANCE PHENOMENA IN COUPLED oscillatory CIRCUITS ' Circuits Loosely Coupled.—In
taking up the case of two loosely coupled circuits, it is assumed that ..."
4. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"oscillatory jj Discharge. V = ~ 2Lf , fl_ J *L _ R, ( _ \ _ _ (94) where A and e are
... That the discharge might be oscillatory in certain cases, that is, ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... it is oscillatory, and he concludes that a cell may be regarded as a leaky
condenser, and that its discharge is always essentially oscillatory. ..."
6. Introduction to the Theory of Fourier's Series and Integrals by Horatio Scott Carslaw (1921)
"Divergent and oscillatory Sequences.* When the sequence «pu^ us, ... does not
converge, several different cases arise. (i) In the first place, the terms may ..."
7. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1914)
"Time required for the Faraday Effect: Rotation by oscillatory Discharge. — An
experiment was performed by Villari which was interpreted as showing that a ..."