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trifluctuation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tri- +‎ fluctuation

NounEdit

trifluctuation (plural not attested)

  1. (nonce word, obsolete) A concurrence of three waves.
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      a trifluctuation of evils

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trifluctuation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)