Definition of

Potentiometer

  1. (noun, artifact) a measuring instrument for measuring direct current electromotive forces
  2. (noun, artifact) a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets

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Synonyms of Potentiometer

pot

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