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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
20 words

an instrument or device for producing oscillations, especially an electronic device that produces an alternating output of known frequency. ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
33 words

A device for producing electrical oscillations (vibrations), such as sound waves, as in sonar or an ultrasonic generator. In electronics, ...

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John Borwick

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
29 words

An electronic circuit designed to produce a stream of electric vibrations which can be fed to a loudspeaker to emit sound waves. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
21 words

That part of electrical generator that produces a repetitive waveform. The term is sometimes used to mean the whole generator....

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