voltage divider

noun

Definition of voltage divider

: a resistor or series of resistors provided with taps at certain points and used to provide various potential differences from a single power source

First Known Use of voltage divider

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Voltage divider.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voltage%20divider. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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