Portuguese - English

English translation of 'oscilar'


intransitive verb
1. to oscillate
2. (balançar-se) to sway, swing
3. (variar) to fluctuate
4. (hesitar) to hesitate

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'oscilar' in Other Languages

British English: oscillate VERB
If an object oscillates, it moves repeatedly from one position to another and back again, or keeps getting bigger and smaller.
I checked to see if the needle indicating volume was oscillating.
British English: wobble VERB
If something or someone wobbles, they make small movements from side to side, for example because they are unsteady.
The table wobbled when I leaned on it.


Translation of oscilar from the Collins Portuguese to English
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