Oscillator

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Oscillator

In technical analysis, a model for finding prices at which a security is overbought and oversold. An oscillator finds two extreme prices using various methods and finds buy signals and sell signals when the price of the security approaches each. One of the most common oscillators is the Stochastic oscillator. See also: Price ceiling, Price floor.
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Such a bridge would be less likely to oscillate wildly.
At that point, its behavior becomes nonlinear, and subsequent wave action can cause the entire ship to oscillate.
W&H recently developed a hauloff that uses one turning bar that oscillates only 180 [degrees].
The platform oscillates through 360 [degrees] powered by a variable-speed d-c drive.
1 Nature, Wardle's team reports finding circularly polarized radiation from the jets, meaning that the angle at which the electric field oscillates is not fixed but rotates around the wave's direction of travel.
But some chemical systems such as the Belousov-Zhabotinskii (BZ) reaction, which slowly oscillates between blue and orange states, work on every point at once.
The result is a solution that oscillates in color between dark yellow and pale yellow or colorless.