Definition of astable in English:


Syllabification: a·sta·ble
Pronunciation: /āˈstābəl


chiefly Electronics
  • Of or relating to a system or electric circuit that oscillates spontaneously between unstable states.
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    • You should now have the component values required to build the astable circuit in figure 3.
    • It monitors the charging of the timing capacitor in astable and monostable circuits.
    • There is no stable state where the circuit can come to rest, so this circuit is known as an astable multivibrator.

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