Definition of oscilloscope in English:


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


  • A device for viewing oscillations, as of electrical voltage or current, by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube.
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    • 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: /əˌsiləˈskäpik/
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.

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