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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Electronics A circuit element used to suppress or limit the flow of alternating current without affecting the flow of direct current.

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  • n. a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

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