Capacitor (noun)

A passive two-terminal electrical component used to store energy in an electric field.

Origin:

From the latin word 'capacitor' meaning 'a container'.

Examples:

  1. The capacitor was used to smooth out the fluctuations in the power supply.
  2. The capacitor was an essential component in the functioning of the radio.
  3. The capacitor was charged and discharged rapidly, allowing for quick bursts of energy.
  4. The capacitor was rated in farads, indicating its ability to store charge.
  5. The capacitor was one of the key components in the design of the electronic circuit.
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