Electronics (Mike Jaroch)

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WAFER

A slice of semiconductor material upon which monolithic ICs are produced [14].
 Keyword(s): WAFER

WAFER SWITCH

A rotary switch in which the contacts are arranged on levels. Each level (wafer) is electrically independent but mechanically connected by the shaft of the switch [3].

 Keyword(s): WAFER SWITCH

WATT

The unit of electrical power that is the product of voltage and current [16].
 Keyword(s): WATT

WATT-HOUR

A practical unit of electrical energy equal to one watt of power for one hour [1].
 Keyword(s): WATT-HOUR

WATT-HOUR METER

A meter used to measure electrical energy [3].
 Keyword(s): WATT-HOUR METER

WATTAGE RATING

A rating expressing the maximum power that a device can safely handle [1].
 Keyword(s): WATTAGE RATING

WATTMETER

A meter used to measure electrical power [3] [16].
 Keyword(s): WATTMETER

WAVE ANTENNA

Same as BEVERAGE ANTENNA [10].
 Keyword(s): WAVE ANTENNA

WAVE MOTION

A recurring disturbance advancing through space with or without the use of a physical medium [10].

 Keyword(s): WAVE MOTION

WAVE TRAIN

A continuous series of waves with the same amplitude and wavelength [10].
 Keyword(s): WAVE TRAIN

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