Also called: stray capacitance electronics undesired capacitance in equipment, occurring between the wiring, between the wiring and the chassis, or between components and the chassis
telecomm another word for static (def. 9)
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How to use strays in a sentence
This requires being open to what will actually accomplish this—even if it strays from existing dogma.
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And when the pope strays, his advisors quickly get him back on track.Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang | Karl W. Giberson | March 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Americans, in contrast, never strays far from the operation at hand, and it's more grounded—and fascinating—as a result.
“These poor waifs and strays of humanity had a melancholy ending,” an 1874 New York Times article reads.America’s Largest Mass Graveyard May Become a Public Park | Nina Strochlic | January 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At dawn the next day she strays far out to aPg 156 forest, where she finds a hermit.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
Trim the roots a little, and cut off the strays or runners from each plant.The Book of Sports: | William Martin
No one in the yard knows how the old clock got there,—it probably drifted there, as have so many other waifs and strays.The Old Furniture Book | N. Hudson Moore
I went hungry for fresh beef, and gave those sharks over forty good strays.Wells Brothers | Andy Adams
After a change of mounts for the foreman, Dell and the trail boss drifted the strays up the creek.Wells Brothers | Andy Adams