Schering bridge

noun

Sche·​ring bridge
ˈshe|riŋ-,
ˈshā|
: an alternating-current bridge used to measure the energy loss in dielectrics and to determine the capacitance of condensers compare wheatstone bridge

Word History

Etymology

after H. Schering, 20th century German engineer, the inventor

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“Schering bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schering%20bridge. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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