[os-uh-ley-ter] /ˈɒs əˌleɪ tər/
Electronics. a circuit that produces an alternating output current of a certain frequency determined by the characteristics of the circuit components.
a device or machine producing .
a person or thing that .
a circuit or instrument for producing an alternating current or voltage of a required frequency
any instrument for producing oscillations
a person or thing that oscillates
agent noun in Latin form from oscillate; 1835 of persons, 1889 in reference to electric currents.
[os-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈɒs ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. characterized by or involving oscillation.
- Oscillatory potential
oscillatory potential n. The variable voltage in the positive deflection of the electroretinogram of the dark-adapted eye arising from amacrine cells.
[uh-sil-uh-gram] /əˈsɪl əˌgræm/ noun, Electricity. 1. the record produced by the action of an oscillograph or oscilloscope. /ɒˈsɪləˌɡræm/ noun 1. the recording obtained from an oscillograph or the trace on an oscilloscope screen oscillogram os·cil·lo·gram (ə-sĭl’ə-grām’) n.
[uh-sil-uh-graf, -grahf] /əˈsɪl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device for recording the wave-forms of changing currents, voltages, or any other quantity that can be translated into electric energy, as sound waves. /ɒˈsɪləˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. a device for producing a graphical record of the variation of an oscillating quantity, such as an electric current […]