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A device that records oscillations, as of an electric current and voltage.

os·cil′lo·graph′ic adj.
os·cil′lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
os′cil·log′ra·phy (ŏs′ə-lŏg′rə-fē) n.
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the study of the wave-forms of changing currents, voltages, or any other quantity that can be translated into electricity, as light or sound waves. — oscillographic, adj.
See also: Physics
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