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See also: Potentiometer
- potentiometre (nonstandard, rare)
potentiometer (plural potentiometers)
- (electronics) A user-adjustable variable resistor that functions as a voltage divider.
- (physics) An instrument that measures a voltage by opposing it with a precise fraction of a known voltage, and without drawing current from the unknown source.
user-adjustable variable resistor
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