crystal oven


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crystal oven

[′krist·əl ‚əv·ən]
(engineering)
A temperature-controlled oven in which a crystal unit is operated to stabilize its temperature and thereby minimize frequency drift.
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Options include metronome "pips" and a crystal oven that keeps the clock accurate to 1 second in 120 days even if the air temperature varies by 20[degrees]C (36[degrees]F).