from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The graph traced by an oscillograph.
  • n. An instantaneous oscilloscope trace or photograph.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A record produced by an oscillograph or oscilloscope.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An autographic record made by an oscillograph.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The graphic trace or record made by an oscillograph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the recording produced by an oscillograph


oscillo(graph) + -gram.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • The left-hand oscillogram indicated the strength of Hugher's hypno-block whereas the one on the right gave a curving indication of how much energy was needed to break the block.

    Blockade, Lepso

  • Other Oscillator Waveforms Waveforms (waves) are named sawtooth, square, pulse, or triangular because of their shape when displayed as an oscillogram (as in the Sample Editor of Logic Pro).

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  • If you drew a line surrounding the upper half of the oscillogram, you could call it the envelope of the sound-a graphic displaying the level as a function of time.

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  • In the image, you see an oscillogram of a percussive tone.

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  • "And here's the oscillogram, sir, with the flattened curves.

    Plasma Monster


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