from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In electricity, same as synchronizer, 2.
- n. An apparatus in which the principle of the revolving mirror is employed for the study of periodic phenomena.
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- n. an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
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Over it was a circular dial on which a pointer began to rotate slowly; with his new-found knowledge, Hardy knew this to be a synchronoscope.
The pointer of the synchronoscope rotated clockwise as the motor picked up speed, turning ever faster.
As synchronizing with these cited circuits is a troublesome business, power stations utilize a so-called synchronoscope.
The synchronoscope indication ensues through an indicator which is controlled by two systems operating in accordance with the induction principle.
The most frequently employed measuring devices are the double frequency measuring unit, the double voltage measuring device and the synchronoscope.
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