A device used to store an electric charge, consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator.
More example sentences
- An electrical charge stored in the capacitor is one bit of memory information.
- A capacitor stores electrons in the same way, and can then release them later.
- The devices use two external polarised electrolytic capacitors that can also be reconfigured to double the supply voltage.
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