WHEATSTONE'S RODS
\wˈiːtstə͡ʊnz ɹˈɒdz], \wˈiːtstəʊnz ɹˈɒdz], \w_ˈiː_t_s_t_əʊ_n_z ɹ_ˈɒ_d_z]\
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Flexible rods the period of vibration of which in two planes at right angles are in some exact ratio to one another. When one end of such a rod is fixed, the free end describes in vibrating the corresponding Lissajous figure. So called because devised by Sir Charles Wheatstone.
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Flexible rods the period of vibration of which in two planes at right angles are in some exact ratio to one another. When one end of such a rod is fixed, the free end describes in vibrating the corresponding Lissajous figure. So called because devised by Sir Charles Wheatstone.
By Noah Webster.