HyperDic: capacitance

English > 2 senses of the word capacitance:
NOUNphenomenoncapacitance, electrical capacity, capacityan electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored
artifactcapacitance, capacitor, condenser, electrical condenseran electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
capacitance > pronunciation
Soundskahpae'sahtahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > capacitance: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningAn electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored.
Synonymselectrical capacity, capacity
Broaderelectrical phenomenonA physical phenomenon involving electricity
Spanishcapacidad
Catalancapacitat
Adjectivescapacitiveof or relating to capacitance
English > capacitance: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge.
Synonymscapacitor, condenser, electrical condenser
Part ofcircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
distributor, distributer, electrical distributorelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
NarrowerLeiden jar, Leyden jarAn electrostatic capacitor of historical interest
bypass condenser, bypass capacitorA capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies
electrolytic, electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic condenserA fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
trimmer, trimming capacitorcapacitor having variable capacitance
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishcondensador eléctrico, condensador
Catalancapacitància, condensador

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