oscillator

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noun os·cil·la·tor \ˈä-sə-ˌlā-tər\

Definition of oscillator

  1. 1 :  one that oscillates

  2. 2 :  a device for producing alternating current; especially :  a radio-frequency or audio-frequency generator

1798

First Known Use of oscillator

1798


Medical Dictionary

oscillator

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noun os·cil·la·tor \ˈäs-ə-ˌlāt-ər\

Medical Definition of oscillator

  1. :  a device or mechanism for producing or controlling oscillations; especially :  one (as a radio-frequency generator) for producing an alternating current



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