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capacitor Syllabification: ca·pac·i·tor
Pronunciation: /kəˈpasədər/

Definition of capacitor in English:


A device used to store an electric charge, consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator.
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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