voltage divider
noun Date: 1922 a resistor or series of resistors provided with taps at certain points and used to provide various potential differences from a single power source

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  • voltage divider — n. a device consisting of a resistor or series of resistors connected across a source of voltage and having one or more fixed or adjustable intermediate contacts: from any two terminals a desired reduced voltage may be obtained …   English World dictionary

  • Voltage divider — In electronics, a voltage divider (also known as a potential divider) is a simple linear circuit that produces an output voltage ( V out) that is a fraction of its input voltage ( V in). Voltage division refers to the partitioning of a voltage… …   Wikipedia

  • voltage divider — įtampos dalytuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. potential divider; voltage divider vok. Spannungsteiler, m rus. делитель напряжения, m pranc. diviseur de tension, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • voltage divider — įtampos dalytuvas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas nuolatinei ar kintamajai įtampai dalyti į dvi ar daugiau dalių. atitikmenys: angl. potential divider; voltage divider vok. Spannungsteiler, m rus. делитель… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • voltage divider — įtampos dalytuvas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas, sudarytas iš rezistorių, induktyvumo ričių, kondensatorių, transformatorių arba iš šių elementų derinio taip, kad tarp dviejų šio įtaiso taškų susidarytų… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • voltage divider — įtampos dalytuvas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įtaisas nuolatinei ar kintamajai įtampai dalyti į dvi ar daugiau dalių. atitikmenys: angl. potential divider; voltage divider rus. делитель напряжения …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • voltage divider — įtampos dalytuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. voltage divider vok. Spannungsteiler, m rus. делитель напряжения, m pranc. diviseur de tension, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • voltage divider — /ˈvɒltɪdʒ dəvaɪdə/ (say voltij duhvuyduh) noun a resistor (or series of resistors) with either a fixed or adjustable tapping allowing a voltage to be obtained which is a fraction of the total voltage across the resistor (or series of resistors).… …   Australian English dictionary

  • voltage divider — noun resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage • Syn: ↑potential divider • Hypernyms: ↑resistor, ↑resistance • Hyponyms: ↑potentiometer, ↑pot …   Useful english dictionary

  • voltage divider — Elect. a resistor or series of resistors connected to a voltage source and used to provide voltages that are fractions of that of the source. Also called potential divider, potentiometer. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • voltage divider — something used to divide and partition voltage …   English contemporary dictionary

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