Technology / Home Audio / Oscillator: A device which produces an alternating current or pulsating current or voltage at varying frequencies, electronically.

Vco (Voltage Controlled Oscillator)

Technology / Home Audio / Vco (Voltage Controlled Oscillator): An oscillator whose frequency output is controlled by varying its voltage rather than with a potentiometer. MORE

Automatic Frequency Control (AFC)

Technology / Radar / Automatic Frequency Control (AFC): An electronic means for preventing drift in radio frequency or maintaining the frequency within specified limits. The afc maintains the local oscillator of the radar on the frequency necessary to obta MORE

Ondes Martenot

Entertainment / Music / Ondes Martenot: Electronic instrument that produces sounds by means of an oscillator. MORE


Science / Geology / Earthquake: The violent oscillatory motion of the ground caused by the passage of seismic waves radiating from a fault along which sudden movement has taken place. MORE