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by·pass ca·pac·i·tor

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  1. bypass condenser, bypass capacitornoun

    a capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies


  1. bypass capacitor

    In electronics, a decoupling capacitor is a capacitor used to decouple (i.e. prevent electrical energy from transferring to) one part of a circuit from another. Noise caused by other circuit elements is shunted through the capacitor, reducing its effect on the rest of the circuit. For higher frequencies, an alternative name is bypass capacitor as it is used to bypass the power supply or other high-impedance component of a circuit.


  1. bypass capacitor

    A bypass capacitor is an electronic component that stores electrical energy and releases it to the circuit as needed. It is primarily used in electronic circuits to bypass alternating current (AC) signals or high-frequency noise from a power supply or other component to the ground, thus preventing them from causing any interference or distortion. Bypass capacitors help to ensure a stable voltage supply and minimize electrical noise within the circuit. They are often used in conjunction with resistors or inductors to form filter circuits.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bypass capacitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bypass capacitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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