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oscilloscope (n.)

"instrument for visually recording an electrical wave," by 1907, a hybrid formed from Latin oscillare "to swing" (see oscillation) + -scope. In reference to the modern cathode-ray oscilloscope, by 1927.

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Definitions of oscilloscope from WordNet

oscilloscope (n.)
electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities;
Synonyms: scope / cathode-ray oscilloscope / cro
From wordnet.princeton.edu