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fluctuate

verb alter, alternate, be changeful, be interrittent, be periodic, be unsteady, change, change continuuusly, fluctuare, intermit, move in waves, pendulate, rise and fall, shift, show variety, swing, vary, wave, waver
See also: beat, change, doubt, hesitate, oscillate, vacillate, vary
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Reconstructing hydroclimaric events from lake sediments is complicated by changes in sediment supply (Desloges and Gilbert, 1995), which result, for example, from fluctuations in glaciers (Leonard, 1997) or summer temperature (Leonard, 1986) on decadal and centennial timescales.
Unexpected fluctuations that influence auditors to revise their audit plans.
Placing reliance on management's explanations about unusual fluctuations without first fully developing independent explanations.
One of the most striking predictions to come out of [inflation] is that all these structures that we see in the universe today, from stars and galaxies to voids and Great Walls, originated from quantum mechanical fluctuations during the earliest moments of the universe," says cosmologist Michael S.
The Survey experiment can do a little better, detecting temperature fluctuations over patches of sky half that size.
But because the plants still fall within the same long time-scale eddy, the power they produce will have correlated fluctuations at low frequencies, which generate the most power.
Fluctuations of the magnetic field will be monitored by a set of 16 optically-pumped alkali-vapor magnetometers (OPM), using the property that the oscillation frequency of an OPM is proportional to the modulus of the local magnetic field.
Using an even higher number of small tooth cavity volumes will allow pressure fluctuations to be additionally reduced.
Single molecule studies are uniquely designed to yield information about molecular motion, behavior, and fluctuations over time and space.
Solar storms most often affect businesses, as they can cause fluctuations in power supply or blackouts if a utility company's high-voltage transformer overheats or burns out.
Magnetic noise is the component of noise due to thermal fluctuations of the magnetic layers used to sense the fields from data bits.
Inflation stretched to cosmic scales random patches of the fabric of space-time that had minuscule fluctuations in density, creating the lumps from which galaxies arose.