synchroscope

[sing-kruh-skohp]
noun
an instrument for determining the difference in phase between two related motions, as those of two aircraft engines or two electric generators.


Origin:
synchro- + -scope

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synchroscope or synchronoscope (ˈsɪŋkrəˌskəʊp, sɪŋˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp)
 
n
an instrument used to indicate whether two periodic quantities or motions are synchronous
 
synchronoscope or synchronoscope
 
n

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Hold the selector switch of the synchroscope to automatic and the generator will switch on the main bus bar.
Operations management has established a standard for synchroscope operation.
Hold the selector switch of the synchroscope to automatic.
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