grid bias


noun Electronics.

the potential difference applied between a grid and the cathode of a vacuum tube.

Nearby words

  1. greywether,
  2. grf,
  3. gribble,
  4. grice,
  5. grid,
  6. grid capacitor,
  7. grid circuit,
  8. grid current,
  9. grid declination,
  10. grid leak

Origin of grid bias

First recorded in 1925–30

Also called C-bias.

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British Dictionary definitions for grid bias

grid bias

noun

the fixed voltage applied between the control grid and cathode of a valve
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