Definition of oscilloscope in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsɪləskəʊp/


A device for viewing oscillations by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube.
Example sentences
  • In single-channel experiments, the membrane current was monitored with an oscilloscope and recorded on a chart recorder for data analysis by hand.
  • The voltage will produce a waveform on the oscilloscope.
  • It is important to understand the fundamental difference between real-time oscilloscopes and sampling oscilloscopes.



Pronunciation: /əsɪləˈskɒpɪk/
Example sentences
  • The transducer detects echoes before being converted into electrical signals that are represented on an oscilloscopic display.
  • You can actually see ‘eureka moments’ and ‘collaborative tension’ by glancing at the oscilloscopic traces.
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