Related formspo·ten·ti·o·met·ric [puh-ten-shee-uh-me-trik] /pəˌtɛn ʃi əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for potentiometer
Don't expect to get the best results with a gas-content detector tube without using a potentiometer.
In using either of these heterodyne receivers be sure to carefully adjust the B battery by means of the potentiometer.
By means of a potentiometer the galvanometer spot may be brought back to the original position.Response in the Living and Non-Living|Jagadis Chunder Bose
Don't connect a potentiometer across the B battery or it will speedily run down.
The potentiometer must never be shunted around the B battery or the latter will soon run down.