Associations to the word «Oscillator»

Wiktionary

OSCILLATOR, noun. A tuned electronic circuit used to generate a continuous output waveform.
OSCILLATOR, noun. An instrument for measuring rigidity by the torsional oscillations of a weighted wire.
OSCILLATOR, noun. (cellular automata) A pattern that returns to its original state, in the same orientation and position, after a finite number of generations.

Dictionary definition

OSCILLATOR, noun. Generator that produces sonic oscillations or alternating current.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca