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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In region A the system oscillates with almost constant amplitude, which is associated to a single frequency.
What's more, according to quantum mechanics, neutrinos could oscillate only if they had mass--another contradiction to the standard model.
"We didn't know that bubbles would indeed oscillate chaotically," says mechanical engineer R.
Unfortunately, this graceful, streamlined design gave the bridge a pronounced tendency to oscillate vertically under widely varying wind conditions.
Capable of detecting and correcting irregularities as the self-cleaning piston oscillates, viscometers are vibration-resistant.
During the operation, the spindle operates at 2,000 rpm or less and the tool oscillates in and out of the workpiece thereby assuring the quality of the thread form and surface finish.
It tilts easily, oscillates, has three speeds and is also very quiet.
The 3k initial claims drop to 218k in the BLS survey week followed a 1k drop to 221k (was 218k) to leave a 4-week decline from a 234k recent-high in mid-May, as the measure oscillates above the 48-year low of 209k in late-April.
Paul, Mimi., adapted its Holix Diameter Gauge for measuring non-round shapes by mounting the gauge on a frame that oscillates around the center of the product.
The rotor of the ODR oscillates about its axis through a small arc (typically 1[degree] as shown in figure 7).
initial claims drop to 218k in the second week of June, after a 1k down-tick to 222k, leaves a 4-week decline from a 7-week high of 234k as the measure oscillates just above the 48-year low of 209k in late-April.
The wheeled frame rolls the arm into the rocking oven, which rises, oscillates and lowers to eject the molding arm.