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ondograph

[ on-duh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈɒn dəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun
an instrument for graphically recording oscillatory variations, as in alternating currents.
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Origin of ondograph

<French ondographe, equivalent to onde wave (<Latin unda) + -o--o- + -graphe-graph

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British Dictionary definitions for ondograph

ondograph
/ (ˈɒndəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun
an instrument for producing a graphical recording of an alternating current by measuring the charge imparted to a capacitor at different points in the cycle

Word Origin for ondograph

C20: from French, from onde wave + -graph
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