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Definition of the noun oscilloscope
What does oscilloscope mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: oscilloscopes
- electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
- example: First, try to confirm the timing by oscilloscope.
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of oscilloscope: cathode-ray oscilloscope / CRO / scope
- more generic term: electronic equipment = equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons
- part of: cardiac monitor / heart monitor = a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart; monitor / monitoring device = display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor; microwave radar / radar / radio detection and ranging / radiolocation = measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
- part: cathode-ray tube / CRT = a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
Alternative definition of the noun oscilloscope
- An electronic measuring instrument that creates a visible two-dimensional graph, on a screen, of one or more continuously varying voltages or currents.
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Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement by John G. Webster, Halit Eren
The oscilloscope is an instrument that presents a graphical display of its input voltage as a function of time.
It is often described as the “screwdriver of the electronic engineer” because the oscilloscope is the most fundamental...
To accurately display rapidly changing signals, the oscilloscope is a high-bandwidth device.
by John G. Webster
The oscilloscope is an electronic instrument that presents a high-fidelity graphical display of the rapidly changing voltage at its input terminals.
To accurately display rapidly changing signals, the oscilloscope is a high bandwidth device.
by Robert S. Reneman, Jan Strackee
The oscilloscope is the most commonly used device for the display of analog data. The conventional display is...
by Alan S Morris
An analogue storage oscilloscope is a conventional oscilloscope that has a special phosphorescent coating on its...
One difference compared with a normal analogue oscilloscope is that the output display consists of a sequence of dots rather ...
A Hobbyist's Guide to High-Performance and Low-Powered Radio Circuits by Ronald Quan
An oscilloscope is a voltage-measuring device that allows one to view voltages as a function of time. This instrument is useful in measuring signals from oscillators, amplifiers, and tuned RF circuits, as well as the AM signal. But an oscilloscope ...
American Machinist (1922)
The Elverson oscilloscope is an optical-mechanical device for visually slowing the motion of rapidly moving mechanisms so that an observer can easily study just what is taking place. The apparatus, which is shown herewith in portable form, ...
Making Things Talk (2011)
Using Sensors, Networks, and Arduino to See, Hear, and Feel Your World by Tom Igoe
An oscilloscope is a tool for viewing the changes in an electrical signal over time. You can change the sensitivity of its voltage reading (in volts per division of the screen) and of the time interval (in seconds, milliseconds, or microseconds per ...
by Marty C. Flinn, Jennifer B. Flinn
An oscilloscope is an instrument that can visually display sound waves. A sine wave is a graphic representation of a wave form. American Tone Signature On ...
by Jack Erjavec
Lab Scopes An oscilloscope is a visual voltmeter. An oscilloscope converts electrical signals to a visual image representing voltage changes over a specific period of time. This information is displayed in the form of a continuous voltage line ...
by S. J. Sangwine
Of course, in many cases the visual averaging provided by the eye when using a conventional oscilloscope is an advantage in reducing error in a measurement. Triggering To obtain a stable, clear display of the input waveform it is vital to ...
by Jerome Henry
An oscilloscope is a tool commonly used to visualize time domain graphs for signals. A frequency domain graph shows how much of a given signal is detected in each frequency band over a range of frequencies. A spectrum analyzer is an ...
by Henry W. Ott
An oscilloscope is an often overlooked, but excellent, device for measuring white noise. One advantage it has over all other indicators is that the waveshape being measured can be seen. In this way, you can be sure that you are measuring the ...
by James H. Humphrey
oscilloscope is an instrument that visually displays an electrical wave on a fluorescent screen). Before the electromyograph was available, guesswork ordinarily had to be used to try to determine the participation of the muscles in movement.
by Truman Surbrook, Jonathan Althouse
An oscilloscope is an electrical instrument that can show the voltage and time plot of a direct current circuit. The voltage will be either a positive or a negative constant value. The level of voltage remains at a constant or a nearly constant ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
An oscilloscope is a type of electronic test instrument that allows observation of constantly varying signal voltages, usually ...
by Gary Moring
An oscilloscope is an instrument that can visually display on a fluorescent screen the waveform of an electrical current. Oh yes, and you can oscillate yourself when you can't make up your mind about doing something. Universal Constants ...
Volume 10 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning to The Management of Replicated Data by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
for display on a conventional oscilloscope. These systems provided for up to 8 input channels and switched ...
by Leszek Kołakowski
See also ELECTRIC CURRENT oscilloscope (cathode-ray oscilloscope) Electronic instrument in which a CATHODE-RAY TUBE (CRT) system displays how quantities, such as voltage or current, vary over a period of time. The input signal is ...
by Noah Webster
OSCILLOSCOPE Os*cil"lo*scope, n. [L. oscillareto swing+ scope.] (Elec.) Defn: Aninstrument for showing visually the changes in a varying current; anoscillograph. OSCINE Os"cine, a. (Zoöl.) Defn: Relating to the Oscines. OSCINES Os"ci*nes, ...
by Rogers, Patricia L.
One thousand first-year undergraduate engineering students also experience Web-based oscilloscope experiment at the National University of Singapore ( Koet. al., 2000). This increase of utilization rate of equipment via Internet compared ...
Science Dictionary (2012)
by Seymour Simon
oscilloscope / oxidation alternating-current circuit oscillate fifty or sixty times a second. oscilloscope An instrument that shows the behavior of electric circuits on the screen of a cathode ray tube (CRT). Sound, radio waves, and even brain ...
Dictionary of Physics (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
storage oscilloscope: An oscilloscope that can capture a signal, especially a ...
by Martin Uren
oscilloscope Figure O.4 Satellite orbits (drawn to scale) orientation: (1) The alignment of the long axis of magnetic particles in magnetic tape manufacture to obtain maximum sensitivity. The direction of alignment differs according to the tape ...
by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia
CRO Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope. The cathode-ray oscilloscope, also known as oscilloscope or scope is actually an instrument that comprises a cathode-ray tube to display signal waveforms on a fluorescent screen. Electronics. CRO Centri di ...
by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed
The oscilloscope records the time profile of transmitted light intensity (measured as voltage). The construction details of laser flash photolysis instruments vary between research groups. In recent years, commercial units became available.15 ' ...
by Rudolf F. Graf
Oscilloscope. of the instrument, the vertical deflection is a signal voltage and the horizontal deflection is a linear time base. 2. A cathode-ray tube with attendant amplifiers and control circuits for measuring and studying the waveforms of small ...
by K.H.J. Buschow
A switching unit with a solid-state, high-current switch; Electronic devices to compensate, amplify, and integrate the signal induced in the pick-up system; A storage oscilloscope and a personal computer (PC); A heating system employing a ...
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