capacitor

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Particularly: “Called condensers from around 1782. When did the term capacitor gain currency?”

Noun[edit]

capacitor (plural capacitors)

  1. (electronics) An electronic component capable of storing an electric charge; especially one consisting of two conductors separated by a dielectric.

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Noun[edit]

capacitor m (plural capacitores)

  1. capacitor