Ondograph
Ondograph On"do*graph, n. [F. onde wave, L. unda + -graph.] (Elec.) An instrument for autographically recording the wave forms of varying currents, esp. rapidly varying alternating currents. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • ondograph —   n. instrument measuring variations in wave formation of electric current.    ♦ ondogram, n. record of ondograph    ♦ ondoscope, n. instrument showing such wave form …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ondograph — /on deuh graf , grahf /, n. an instrument for graphically recording oscillatory variations, as in alternating currents. [ < F ondographe, equiv. to onde wave ( < L unda) + o O + graphe GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • ondograph — instrument measuring change in wave formations of electricity Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ondograph — n. graphic recorder of currents (Electronics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ondograph — on·do·graph …   English syllables

  • ondograph — /ˈɒndəgræf/ (say onduhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun an instrument for graphically recording oscillatory variations, as in alternating currents. {French onde wave (from Latin unda) + o + graph} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ondograph — ˈändəˌgraf, rȧf noun Etymology: French ondographe, from onde wave (from Latin unda) + o + graphe graph more at water : an instrument for autographically recording the wave forms of varying electrical currents and especially rapidly varying… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ondogram — On do*gram, n. [F. onde wave, L. unda + gram.] (Elec.) The record of an ondograph. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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