capacitance

Definitions of capacitance
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n an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored

Synonyms:
capacity, electrical capacity
Type of:
electrical phenomenon
a physical phenomenon involving electricity

n an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge

Synonyms:
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser
Types:
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bypass capacitor, bypass condenser
a capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies
electrolytic, electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic condenser
a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
Leiden jar, Leyden jar
an electrostatic capacitor of historical interest
trimmer, trimming capacitor
capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments
Type of:
electrical device
a device that produces or is powered by electricity

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