harmonograph

noun

har·​mon·​o·​graph
härˈmänəˌgraf
: an instrument for combining two or more vibrations usually of two pendulums at right angles to each other and recording them in a single curve compare lissajous figure

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary harmono- (from Greek harmonia concord, harmony) + -graph

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“Harmonograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harmonograph. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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