HyperDic: cathode-ray_oscilloscope

English > 1 sense of the expression cathode-ray oscilloscope:
NOUNartifactcathode-ray oscilloscope, oscilloscope, scope, CROelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
English > cathode-ray oscilloscope: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
Synonymsoscilloscope, scope, CRO
Part ofcardiac monitor, heart monitorA piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
monitor, monitoring deviceDisplay produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
radar, microwave radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocationmeasuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
Partscathode-ray tube, CRTA vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

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