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English noun: potentiometer

1. potentiometer (artifact) a measuring instrument for measuring direct current electromotive forces


Broader (hypernym)measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

2. potentiometer (artifact) a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets


Synonymspot


Broader (hypernym)potential divider, voltage divider









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