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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

volt′age divid`er(n.)

  1. a resistor or series of resistors connected to a voltage source and used to provide voltages that are fractions of that of the source.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

Origin of voltage divider:

1920–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. potential divider, voltage divider(noun)

    resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage

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