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

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery