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condenser

 [kon-den´ser]
1. a vessel or apparatus for condensing gases or vapors.
2. a device for illuminating microscopic objects.
4. a dental tool used to pack filling material in a cavity.
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ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-ter, -tōr),
1. A device for holding a charge of electricity.
See also: capacitance.
2. A substance or protein with a capacity to buffer or an ability to retain or hold.
See also: capacitance.
Synonym(s): condenser (4)
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capacitor

A device used to store electrical energy by accumulating charge on conductors situated close to each other, allowing energy storage and use in an electrical field.

Core elements, capacitator
Two or more electrical conductors separated by a insulator.
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ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-tŏr)
A device for holding a charge of electricity.
Synonym(s): condenser (4) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The parallel plate capacitors are electrically connected through an inductor of 5.40 H.
The capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is given by
Two plates are needed to form a parallel plate capacitor. In our design, only one plate is specifically designed to reduce the mold complexity as shown in Fig.
A traditional parallel plate capacitor is shown in Figure 2.
The circular disc parallel plate capacitor is used as a sensing device for the electric field measuring.
Figures 2 and 3 compare the performance of an RF blocking network and a similar physical size parallel plate capacitor. The result is an enhanced attenuation of the through signal with similar shunt decoupling having less resonant circuit effects.

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