Definitions for: Oscillator

[n] generator that produces sonic oscillations or alternating current

Webster (1913) Definition: Os"cil*la`tor, n.
One that oscillates; specif.:
(a) (Elec.) Any device for producing electric oscillations;
esp., an apparatus for generating electric waves in a
system of wireless telegraphy.
(b) (Mech.) An instrument for measuring rigidity by the
torsional oscillations of a weighted wire.

See Also: crystal oscillator, generator, heterodyne oscillator, local oscillator, quartz oscillator

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