electrical device

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Noun1.electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricityelectrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
attenuator - an electrical device for attenuating the strength of an electrical signal
light ballast, ballast - an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps
electric battery, battery - a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
bimetallic strip - a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
brush - conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
electric cell, cell - a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
control board, control panel, instrument panel, board, panel - electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
electrical distributor, distributer, distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
electrograph - electrical device used for etching by electrolytic means
electrostatic generator, electrostatic machine, Van de Graaff generator, Wimshurst machine - electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
filter - an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it
flasher - an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)
electrical fuse, fuse, safety fuse - an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
inductor, inductance - an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit
jack - an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug
load - electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
male plug, plug - an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
Cottrell precipitator, electrostatic precipitator, precipitator - removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
reactor - an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
rectifier - electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
electrical relay, relay - electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
resistor, resistance - an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
security measure, security system, security - an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
Segway, Segway HT, Segway Human Transporter - (trademark) a self-balancing personal transportation device with two wheels; can operate in any level pedestrian environment
solar array, solar battery, solar panel - electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
spark arrester - electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed
spark plug, sparking plug, plug - electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
suppresser, suppressor - an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
terminal, pole - a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
transducer - an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another
transformer - an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage
transponder - electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply
zapper - an electrical device that can injure or kill by means of electric currents; "a bug zapper"
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By an electrical device the volume of magnetism generated is regulated and the speed of the car varied.
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Electric and magnetic fields are invisible lines of force that surround any electrical device.
This innovation represents a path to realize the performance and manufacturing advantages of integrating quantum dots into electrical device structures" said Seth Coe-Sullivan, CTO of QD Vision.
It turns the electrical device into a decorative, updatable accessory.
The investigators are still looking at a number of different possibilities," Gray said, including the possibility that an electrical device might have failed or malfunctioned.
It's been 25 years since two University of California, Berkeley, entomologists described the world's first insect feeding monitor -- an electrical device that could detect when an aphid jammed its piercing, sucking mouthparts into plant tissues.
Patin is accused of using an electrical device to spur his horse to victory in the Arkansas Derby.
The Oaklawn stewards have disqualified Valhol because it determined his jockey, Bill Patin, was carrying an electrical device during the Arkansas race.
The system nondestructively characterizes the implant layer to provide crucial information relevant to electrical device performance.
disqualified Valhol as winner of the Arkansas Derby and suspended jockey Billy Patin on Wednesday after concluding he carried a banned electrical device during the race.
Another discussed the invention of an electrical device that would speed up the straightening of teeth (SN:5/15/82, p.

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