Definitions for oscillatorˈɒs əˌleɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•cil•la•torˈɒs əˌleɪ tər(n.)

  1. an electrical circuit that produces an alternating output current of a certain frequency determined by the characteristics of the circuit components.

    Category: Electronics

  2. one that oscillates.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oscillator(noun)

    generator that produces sonic oscillations or alternating current


  1. oscillator(Noun)

    a tuned electronic circuit used to generate a continuous output waveform

  2. oscillator(Noun)

    A pattern that returns to its original state, in the same orientation and position, after a finite number of generations.


  1. Oscillator

    Oscillator is an EP by Information Society. It was their first new commercial release after six-year break. This six-song record uses the vocal stylings of newcomer Christopher Anton, as well as a range of intriguing guests and remixers. In addition to four mixes of the underground hit "Back in the Day", and the well-received track "I Like The Way You Werk It", there is a rare live recording of "Great Big Disco World", made at Club Milky Robot in Osaka, Japan, in 2006.

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