## Electronics (Mike Jaroch)

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#### ARMATURE LOSSES

Copper losses, eddy current losses, and hysteresis losses that act to decrease the efficiency of armatures [5].

 Keyword(s): ARMATURE LOSSES

#### ARMATURE REACTION

The effect in a dc generator of current in the armature creating a magnetic
field that distorts the main field and causes a shift in the neutral plane [5].

 Keyword(s): ARMATURE REACTION

#### ARRAY OF ARRAYS

ARRAY OF ARRAYS—Same as COMBINATION ARRAY [10].
 Keyword(s): ARRAY OF ARRAYS

#### ARTIFICIAL TRANSMISSION LINE

An LC network that is designed to simulate characteristics of a
transmission line [18].

 Keyword(s): ARTIFICIAL TRANSMISSION LINE

#### ASBESTOS

A noncombustible, nonconductive, fiber-like mineral used as an insulating material [4].
 Keyword(s): ASBESTOS

#### ASBESTOSIS

Fibrosis of the lungs caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers [4].
 Keyword(s): ASBESTOSIS

#### ASSEMBLY

A number of parts or subassemblies, or any combination thereof, joined together to perform a specific function [17].

 Keyword(s): ASSEMBLY

#### ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR

A multivibrator that has no stable state. Also called free-running
because it alternates between two different output voltage levels during the time it is on. The frequency is determined by the RC time constant of the coupling circuit [9].

 Keyword(s): ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR

#### ASWTDS

An abbreviation for the antisubmarine warfare tactical data system [17].
 Keyword(s): ASWTDS

#### ASYMMETRICAL MULTIVIBRATOR

A multivibrator that generates rectangular waves [18].
 Keyword(s): ASYMMETRICAL MULTIVIBRATOR

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