Fluctuation


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Fluctuation

A price or interest rate change.

Fluctuation

A change to a price or interest rates. Prices may fluctuate according to supply and demand. Interest rates may do the same, but their fluctuations are usually more regulated.
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1982, Correlations of climate, mass balances, and glacial fluctuations at Mount Rainier, Washington, USA, since 1850: Arctic and Alpine Research, v.
Investigating departures from expectations to determine whether fluctuations are due to changes in business conditions or to material misstatements in the financial statements.
Hawking of the University of Cambridge in England has hailed the long-awaited discovery of those temperature fluctuations by the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) as one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century (SN: 5/2/92, p.
To examine the smaller angularscale variations associated with the evolution of galaxy superclusters, clusters, or individual galaxies, researchers turn to larger antennas, which can resolve fluctuations on a liner spatial scale.
This means that there is a natural limit to how much one can average fluctuations in wind power; a limit beyond which fluctuations can continue to wreak havoc on the grid.
It is the square root of the power spectral density of magnetic field fluctuations at the magnetometer frequency.
High pressure build-up capacity, low stock temperatures and minor pressure fluctuations are the key benefits of this gear pump.
In case of heavy fluctuations in power supply, a steel mill would have to stop its arc furnace until power was stabilized again.
Additional peaks are observed due to magnetic fluctuations at the ends of the devices, which are more strongly pinned by abutted permanent-magnet thin films.
Viewing the fluctuations with 45 times the sensitivity and 33 times the spatial resolution of its predecessor, the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite, WMAP has nailed down several key cosmological parameters.
Many researchers initially found seasonal fluctuations to be of significant interest,(1) but over time this attitude changed.
The researchers compared the fluctuations in the density of galaxies in the 2dF survey with larger scale fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background.