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[sing-kruh-skohp] /ˈsɪŋ krəˌskoʊp/
an instrument for determining the difference in phase between two related motions, as those of two aircraft engines or two electric generators.
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Examples from the web for synchroscope
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for synchroscope


an instrument used to indicate whether two periodic quantities or motions are synchronous
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