[ uh-sil-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ əˈsɪl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oscillographos·cil·lo·graph·ic [uh-sil-uh-graf-ik], /əˌsɪl əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveos·cil·log·ra·phy [os-uh-log-ruh-fee], /ˌɒs əˈlɒg rə fi/, noun
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How to use oscillograph in a sentence
When a current is to be measured by the oscillograph, it is passed through the turn of wire in the magnetic field.
Fig. 14 is a photograph of nine different vowel sounds which have caused the oscillograph to take their pictures.
British Dictionary definitions for oscillograph
/ (ɒˈsɪləˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /
a device for producing a graphical record of the variation of an oscillating quantity, such as an electric current
Derived forms of oscillographoscillographic (ɒˌsɪləˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveoscillography (ˌɒsɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for oscillograph
[ ə-sĭl′ə-grăf′ ]
An instrument that records oscillations, as of an electric current and voltage.
Other words from oscillographos•cil′lo•graph′ic adj.os′cil•log′ra•phy (ŏs′ə-lŏg′rə-fē) n.
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