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{{Oscillator|name=Great on-off|pname=greatonoff|p=2|h=2|c=18|bx=8|by=8|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=true|synthesis=5|synthesisRLE=true|v=0.10}}
 
{{Oscillator|name=Great on-off|pname=greatonoff|p=2|h=2|c=18|bx=8|by=8|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=true|synthesis=5|synthesisRLE=true|v=0.10}}
 
The '''great on-off''' (or '''pincers'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_p.htm#pincers|title=Pincers|author=Stephen Silver|publisher=The Life Lexicon|accessdate=May 1, 2009}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]]. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the [[quadpole]] but more common than the [[figure eight]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://wwwhomes.uni-bielefeld.de/achim/freq_top_life.html |title=Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life |author=Achim Flammenkamp |date=September 7, 2004 |accessdate=January 15, 2009}}</ref>
 
The '''great on-off''' (or '''pincers'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_p.htm#pincers|title=Pincers|author=Stephen Silver|publisher=The Life Lexicon|accessdate=May 1, 2009}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]]. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the [[quadpole]] but more common than the [[figure eight]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://wwwhomes.uni-bielefeld.de/achim/freq_top_life.html |title=Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life |author=Achim Flammenkamp |date=September 7, 2004 |accessdate=January 15, 2009}}</ref>
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It has the same [[rotor]] as the [[beacon]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 17:44, 7 September 2013

Great on-off
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Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 18
Bounding box 8×8
Period 2
Mod Unknown
Heat 2
Volatility 0.10
Strict volatility 0.10
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

The great on-off (or pincers[1]) is a period 2 oscillator. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the quadpole but more common than the figure eight.[2] It has the same rotor as the beacon.

See also

References

  1. Stephen Silver. "Pincers". The Life Lexicon. Retrieved on May 1, 2009.
  2. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

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