back and forth

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Synonyms for back and forth

moving from one place to another and back again

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Your eyes are comfortable with this motion and, assuming I hold your interest, you can continue this back-and-forth reading motion for a very long time.
As the rubber vulcanizes, the rheometer measures the toruqe required to continue the back-and-forth rotation, quantifying the cure rate.
11, 1998, CELL that the nodal cilia of mouse embryos do move, although not in a back-and-forth manner.
A disposable diaper was patented with a back-and-forth direction and a transverse direction that is orthogonal to the back-and-forth direction.
The spectroscopic method, on the other hand, detects the star's back-and-forth motion along the line of sight to Earth.