Meaning of CAPACITOR in English

CAPACITOR

/keuh pas"i teuhr/ , n. Elect.

a device for accumulating and holding a charge of electricity, consisting of two equally charged conducting surfaces having opposite signs and separated by a dielectric. Also called condenser .

[ 1925-30; CAPACIT(Y) + -OR 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .