ondograph

[ on-duh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈɒn dəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

an instrument for graphically recording oscillatory variations, as in alternating currents.

Nearby words

  1. ondaatje,
  2. ondes martenot,
  3. ondine,
  4. onding,
  5. ondo,
  6. one,
  7. one and all,
  8. one and only,
  9. one and the same,
  10. one another

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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