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spectrum analyzer

Syllabification: spec·trum an·a·lyz·er

Definition of spectrum analyzer in English:

noun

A device for analyzing a system of oscillations, especially sound, into its separate components.
Example sentences
  • They used special compressed-air blowing apparatus to ensure a consistent blowing pressure, and analysed the sound produced from each flute using an oscilloscope with a built-in spectrum analyser.
  • One of the world's largest test and measurement companies donated the spectrum analyser to the observatory.
  • But then Norman found out his equipment was only processing 20 per cent of the information it received and needed a spectrum analyser.

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