[L. oscillare to swing] a combining form denoting relationship to oscillation.

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  • oscilo — Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia oscilaţie , oscilator , oscilatoriu . [var. oscil . / < fr., it. oscilo , cf. lat. oscillatio, fr. oscillation, it. oscillazione]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.06.2005. Sursa: DN  OSCIL(O) elem …   Dicționar Român

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