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Related to oscillator: crystal oscillator, Hartley oscillator, RC Phase shift Oscillator

os·cil·la·tor

(os'si-lā'tŏr),
1. An apparatus something like a vibrator, used to give a form of mechanical massage.
2. An electric circuit designed to generate alternating current at a particular frequency.
3. Any device that produces oscillation.

oscillator (osc)

[os′ilā′tər]
Etymology: L, oscillare, to swing
an electric or other device that produces oscillations, vibrations, or fluctuations, such as an alternating electric current generator.

os·cil·la·tor

(os'si-lā'tŏr)
1. An apparatus something like a vibrator, used to give a form of mechanical massage.
2. An electric circuit designed to generate alternating current at a particular frequency.
3. Any device that produces oscillation.

oscillator

(ŏs′ĭ-lā″tor)
1. Device for producing oscillations.
2. An electronic circuit that will produce an oscillating current of a certain frequency.
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