adjective see oscilloscope

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  • oscilloscopic — adjective see oscilloscope * * * oscilloscopic / skopˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑oscillate …   Useful english dictionary

  • oscilloscopic — oscilloscope os*cil lo*scope, n. [L. oscillare to swing + scope.] An electronic measuring instrument which provides a visual representation of the time variation of electrical quantities, such as voltage or current. It may be used to measure the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oscilloscopic — See oscilloscope. * * * …   Universalium

  • oscilloscopic — adj. of an oscilloscope (device which depicts fluctuations in electric current); by an oscilloscope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oscilloscopic — os·cil·lo·scop·ic …   English syllables

  • oscilloscope — oscilloscopic /euh sil euh skop ik/, adj. oscilloscopically, adv. /euh sil euh skohp /, n. Elect. a device that uses a cathode ray tube or similar instrument to depict on a screen periodic changes in an electric quantity, as voltage or current.… …   Universalium

  • oscilloscope — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1906 an instrument in which the variations in a fluctuating electrical quantity appear temporarily as a visible wave form on the fluorescent screen of a cathode ray tube • oscilloscopic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oscilloscope — noun a device for viewing oscillations by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube. Derivatives oscilloscopic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • oscilloscope — [ə sil′əskōp΄, äs′ə lōskōp΄] n. [< L oscillare, to swing + SCOPE] a type of oscillograph that visually displays an electrical wave on a fluorescent screen, as of a cathode ray tube oscilloscopic [ə sil′əskäp′ik, äs′ə lōskäp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • oscilloscope — n. a device for viewing oscillations by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube. Derivatives: oscilloscopic adj …   Useful english dictionary

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