Definition of oscilloscope in English:

oscilloscope

Syllabification: os·cil·lo·scope
Pronunciation: /əˈsiləˌskōp
 
/

noun

A device for viewing oscillations, as of electrical voltage or current, 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: /əˌsiləˈskäpik/
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 ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdīktik
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...