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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Potentiometer \Po*ten`ti*om"e*ter\, n. [Potential + -meter.]
An instrument for measuring or comparing electrial potentials
or electro-motive forces.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a measuring instrument for measuring direct current
2: a resistor with three terminals, the third being an
adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios
and TV sets [syn: potentiometer, pot]
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