monostable blocking oscillator

monostable blocking oscillator

[¦män·ō¦stā·bəl ′bläk·iŋ ¦äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A blocking oscillator in which the electron tube or other active device carries no current unless positive voltage is applied to the grid. Also known as driven blocking oscillator.
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