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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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capacitorca‧pac‧i‧tor /kəˈpæsɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TEEa piece of equipment that collects and stores electricity
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capacitorTake care to fit the diodes and electrolytic capacitors the correct way round.This process is repeated indefinitely, with a stream of input samples being taken and passed along the chain of capacitors.Formal electronics schooling teaches you about resistors, capacitors and transistors, obviously.Figure 7.3 illustrates this for the same capacitor as that in Figure 7.2.Meanwhile, the second capacitor passes its charge on to the third capacitor.Signal capacitors would be at earth potential.It is a schematic diagram of the manufacturing process at that level of detail for a simple capacitor.
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