Definition of oscilloscope in English:

oscilloscope

Line breaks: os¦cil¦lo|scope
Pronunciation: /əˈsɪləskəʊp
 
/

noun

A device for viewing oscillations by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube.
More 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.

Derivatives

oscilloscopic

Pronunciation: /-ˈskɒpɪk/
adjective
More 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.

Definition of oscilloscope in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace