Definition of astable in English:

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Pronunciation: /āˈstābəl/


chiefly Electronics
Relating to a system or electric circuit that oscillates spontaneously between unstable states.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: a·sta·ble

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