magnetic amplifier

noun

Definition of magnetic amplifier

: a device in which an alternating current in the secondary is modulated by variations of core reluctance due to varying a direct current in the primary so that the secondary modulations may be of much greater amplitude than the primary and thus make the device an amplifier

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“Magnetic amplifier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetic%20amplifier. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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