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os·cil·lon

 (ŏs′ĭ-lŏn′)
n.
A highly stable, wavelike state of localized oscillations that develops in masses of small granular particles or of some liquids when lying on a flat surface that is vibrating at certain resonant frequencies.

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The signal of the oscillon, which appears as a pronounced peak in a background of a broad spectrum of gravitational waves, was calculated using numerical simulations.
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We would not have thought before our calculations that oscillons could produce such a strong signal at a specific frequency," Stefan Antusch, a professor of theoretical physics at the university, said in a (https://www.
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Nous oscillons sur l'Histoire comme des funambules.
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Troisieme remarque enfin: les sciences douces ont un langage flou (du moins assez souvent); il en resulte que meme dans le cours d'une demarche individuelle, <<Nous oscillons comme des ludions>>, disait Levi-Strauss, <<entre differents niveaux de reference possibles>> (Bellour et Clement 1979: 185): le <<reel>>, ses representations, les representations de ces representations, etc.
Called oscillons, these features show up as a peak during one vibrational cycle and a crater during the next.
When oscillons in opposite phase approach each other, they attract, partially overlap, and form a pair that moves around as a unit.