decade capacitor

Definitions

Electronics

  • A decade box in which multiple sets of capacitors enable the selection of any given capacitance within its range. Also called decade capacitance box.
  • A capacitor whose value may be varied in ten equal steps, such as 100 picofarads, 200 picofarads, 300 picofarads, and so on.
  • synonymdecade capacitance box
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