Meaning of CAPACITOR in English

CAPACITOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ kə-ˈpa-sə-tər ]

noun

Date: 1925

: a device giving capacitance and usually consisting of conducting plates or foils separated by thin layers of dielectric (as air or mica) with the plates on opposite sides of the dielectric layers oppositely charged by a source of voltage and the electrical energy of the charged system stored in the polarized dielectric

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