Fluctuation

Fluc`tu*a"tion

(?), n. [L. fluctuatio; cf. F. fluctuation.] 1. A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction; as, the fluctuations of the sea.
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2. A wavering; unsteadiness; as, fluctuations of opinion; fluctuations of prices.
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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.
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