What is another word for oscillator?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒsɪlˌe͡ɪtə] (IPA)

An oscillator is an electronic component that generates periodic oscillations or waves. There are several synonyms for oscillator, including signal generator, waveform generator, frequency generator, and function generator. These terms are often used interchangeably in electronics and engineering fields. A signal generator produces electronic signals of varying frequencies, usually in waveform shapes such as sine, triangle, and square waves. A waveform generator specifically refers to a device that produces electrical signals in various specific waveforms, such as pulse, sawtooth, and ramp. A frequency generator produces waves with a specific frequency, while a function generator generates complex waveforms by combining multiple simple waveforms. Overall, these synonyms indicate different types of oscillators with varying outputs and applications.

What are the hypernyms for Oscillator?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Oscillator?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for oscillator (as nouns)

Usage examples for Oscillator

Let us imagine two metal rods placed in line and constituting what is called a linear oscillator.
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We may say that the transmitting aerial, the receiving aerial and the earth form one gigantic Hertz oscillator.
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The secondary circuit of this last oscillation transformer has two extension wires to it, turned in the same manner, to respond to the primary oscillator; and in the circuit of one of these extension wires is placed a coherer tube, short-circuited by a relay and a local battery.
"Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy"
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