from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A machine for drawing curves; specifically, a device for recording graphically the changes of electromotive force or current which occur in alternating electric circuits or when a condenser is charged or discharged. The term is also applied to instruments for drawing curves of magnetic induction.
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A new version of Yokogawa's curve-tracer software for semiconductor testing has been introduced for the company's GS610 source measure unit.