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- v. Present participle of fluctuate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. moving irregularly in an oscillatory manner, especially up and down.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wavering; moving as a wave; rising and falling; moving to and fro; changeable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having unpredictable ups and downs
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The paper currencies, moreover, result in fluctuating standards of value which still further impede the free flow of international commerce.
Sales professionals have to get used to the idea of fluctuating income as many jobs offer a lower base salary and add commission based on a percent of what you sell.
As someone who lived in my last house for 25 years, short term fluctuating property values are irrelevant to meeting my cash flow needs.
'I don't mind magazines writing stories criticising my clothes but it's very annoying to keep reading about my so-called fluctuating weight problem.
The series has regularly been described as "fluctuating", a gross misreading of the evidence.
The financial industry and a wide array of corporations use derivatives, and the law seeks to divide those that are large market players, namely dealers and traders, from " end-user " companies that use derivatives to hedge commercial risks, such as fluctuating interest rates or fuel prices.
So it is kind of fluctuating back and forth, but there's a steady stream of traffic.
So we will see more rain due to a cold front that is kind of fluctuating here and waving back and forth.
We have winds right now that are kind of fluctuating here from the west to northwest, and just now to the due west to the south.
Even as we speak right now, the models are kind of fluctuating of what Ophelia is going to do next.