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oscillograph

[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.
Origin of oscillograph
1870-1875
1870-75; oscill(ate) + -o- + -graph
Related forms
oscillographic
[uh-sil-uh-graf-ik] /əˌsɪl əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
oscillography
[os-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ˌɒs əˈlɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oscillography

oscillograph

/ɒˈsɪləˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a device for producing a graphical record of the variation of an oscillating quantity, such as an electric current
Derived Forms
oscillographic (ɒˌsɪləˈɡræfɪk) adjective
oscillography (ˌɒsɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ) noun
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oscillography in Medicine

oscillograph os·cil·lo·graph (ə-sĭl'ə-grāf')
n.
A device that records oscillations, as of an electric current and voltage.


os·cil'lo·graph'ic adj.
os'cil·log'ra·phy (ŏs'ə-lŏg'rə-fē) n.
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