Fluc"tu*ant (?; 135), a. [L. fluctuans, p.pr. of fluctuare. See Fluctuate.]

1.

Moving like a wave; wavering

;

Med.

showing undulation or fluctuation; as, a fluctuant tumor.

2.

Floating on the waves.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

 

© Webster 1913.

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