Definition of oscillator in English:


Syllabification: os·cil·la·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈäsəˌlātər


A device for generating oscillating electric currents or voltages by nonmechanical means.
More example sentences
  • One big use of capacitors is to team them up with inductors to create oscillators.
  • Each coil of wire is connected to an oscillator that produces pulses of current.
  • We used an electromechanical oscillator to apply a known vertical oscillation to the rover antenna.

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