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- n. A characteristic of an exponential function, represented by τ in the function:
- n. The time in which a physical system's response to a step-wise change in an external variable reaches approximately 63% of its final (asymptotic) value.
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- n. the ratio of the inductance of a circuit in henries to its resistance in ohms
- n. (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
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