electrolytic capacitor

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electrolytic capacitor

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A type of capacitor used to conduct current in a single direction, in which one oxide-coated plate serves as the dielectric while the other is replaced by an electrolyte.
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Noun1.electrolytic capacitor - a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyteelectrolytic capacitor - a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge