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os·cil·lo·scope

 (ə-sĭl′ə-skōp′)
n.
An electronic instrument that produces an instantaneous trace on the screen of a cathode-ray tube corresponding to oscillations of voltage and current.


os·cil′lo·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
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oscilloscope

(ɒˈsɪləˌskəʊp)
n
1. (Electronics) an instrument for producing a representation of a quantity that rapidly changes with time on the screen of a cathode-ray tube. The changes are converted into electric signals, which are applied to plates in the cathode-ray tube. Changes in the magnitude of the potential across the plates deflect the electron beam and thus produce a trace on the screen
2. (General Physics) an instrument for producing a representation of a quantity that rapidly changes with time on the screen of a cathode-ray tube. The changes are converted into electric signals, which are applied to plates in the cathode-ray tube. Changes in the magnitude of the potential across the plates deflect the electron beam and thus produce a trace on the screen
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os•cil•lo•scope

(əˈsɪl əˌskoʊp)

n.
a device that uses a cathode-ray tube to display on a screen periodic changes in an electric quantity, as voltage or current.
os•cil`lo•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
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os·cil·lo·scope

(ə-sĭl′ə-skōp′)
An electronic instrument used to measure changing electric voltages. It displays the waveforms of electric oscillations on a screen.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oscilloscope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantitiesoscilloscope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
cardiac monitor, heart monitor - a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
cathode-ray tube, CRT - a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
monitoring device, monitor - display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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Translations

oscilloscope

[ɒˈsiləˌskəʊp] Nosciloscopio m
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oscilloscope

nOszilloskop nt
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oscilloscope

[ɒˈsɪləˌskəʊp] noscilloscopio
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