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noun Electronics, Radio.
the coil by which the plate circuit of a vacuum tube is inductively coupled with the grid circuit in the process of regeneration.
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Origin of tickler coil

First recorded in 1920–25
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tickler coil

noun
a small inductance coil connected in series in the anode circuit of a valve and magnetically coupled to a coil in the grid circuit to provide feedback
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