(redirected from fluctuation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

fluctuate between (something) and (something)

To move or shift between two things. Would you leave the thermostat alone? The temperature in here is only fluctuating between 70 and 72 anyway.
See also: and, between, fluctuate

fluctuate with (something)

To change as influenced by something in particular. My moods always seem to fluctuate with my hormone levels.
See also: fluctuate
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fluctuate between (someone and someone else)

to waver between choosing one person and another. I am fluctuating between Sam and Tony as my choice. The manager fluctuated between Mary and Sarah as the new assistant.
See also: between, fluctuate

fluctuate between (something and something else)

to move between one thing and another; to change from one thing to another. Things seemed to fluctuate between the very good and the very bad. The temperature in here fluctuates between too hot and too cold.
See also: between, fluctuate

fluctuate with something

to vary in accord with something. The tides fluctuate with the phase of the moon. Frank's blood pressure fluctuates with his mood.
See also: fluctuate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
nb-nf neither boundary nor fluctuation. nb-f allow fluctuation, but nothing boundary.
It can be clearly seen that the gear mesh stiffness is frequency modulated by the speed fluctuation. The time history and the spectrum of an example gear mesh stiffness under speed fluctuation are shown in Figure 2.
The relevance of this study is due to the need to reduce pressure fluctuations that displacement pumps create.
Another possible hypothesis is that the mucin layer may protect the rabbit embryos from direct impact of the pressure fluctuations generated by the contractile activity of the rabbit uterus.
For example, using the first approach and standard deviation, [delta] = 0.05, if the value of relative fluctuation [[delta].sub.i] = 0.11 (for i = 1 in Table 1) then the thickness fluctuation, [[delta]d.sub.Hi], will correspond to 0.11[d.sub.H].
Fluctuation is especially high for posts with lower salary levels or ones dominated by young people with a lack of experience.On the other hand, we also see a high fluctuation in the most sought-after posts, said Halbrscarontaacutet, adding that these concern, for example, technicians, programmers and IT specialists.
To be more concrete, fluctuations in M3 and Liabilities Other Items is linked with the increase and decrease in monetary institutions' lending.
Relative humidity (RH) in highland area, namely, Mau-Summit, had an average of 42.8% and a fluctuation range of 2.7%.
The method real-time pricing can shape the load curve as desired at the macrolevel, but it could not dispose of the demand side power fluctuation caused by DG [9, 10].
In the present article, we have studied the fluctuation observables relevant to investigation of [sup.208]Pb-[sup.208]Pb collisions at 158A GeV/c.
(6) gives the total positive fluctuation whitin the t-instantaneous spherical shell, the result used in my postulate in [3].
By LAHORE, August 03, 2011 (Balochistan Times): A marked fluctuation in vegetable rates was observed during the current year and growers are still being exploited by market manipulators, said a study by the Agri Forum Pakistan.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) will introduce a unified fluctuation band for all listed securities within the one trading session -- 15 per cent up and 10 per cent down -- as of January 2, 2011.
The ratings are mainly constrained by the weak corporate governance and risks associated with trading business like low margins, forex fluctuation and price fluctuation risk, Care said.
If the distribution of monitored sign shifts from centre, the space of variability fluctuation values eliminates.