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|Noun||1.||electrical 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
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
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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