oscilloscope oscilloscope  /ˌɔ ˈsɪ lə ˌskoʊp/


  • (n) electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities



  1. The oscilloscope then converts the electrical energy into light patterns.
  2. Spewed through a tiny nozzle, the ink droplets pick up a charge from an electrode attached to an oscilloscope.
  3. On the oscilloscope screen, the ultrasound echoes make a picture that may look like Lord Cornwallis' breastworks at Yorktown.


  • Tektronix founder honored on what would be his 100th birthday

    Howard Vollum never lost passion for oscilloscope innovations Ruth Haugsten hasn't been Howard Vollum's secretary since 1986, but sharing memories of her boss of 20 years still leaves her misty-eyed. "He was a very self-effacing person," she said of the Tektronix founder, who passed away of a sudden illness in 1986. "If there was a group of people in the room, he would go over to each person and ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

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  • Now back in the US, Yauch says he's "taking walks in the woods and hanging out with the family:still doing a little work related to oscilloscope, watching screeners and attending some screenings, but for the most part, just laying low."
    on Oct 7, 2009 By: Adam Yauch Source: Lime Wire (blog)

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