transconductance

[trans-kuh n-duhk-tuh ns]

noun Electronics.

the ratio of a small change in anode current of an electron tube at a certain level of output to the corresponding small change of control-electrode voltage, usually expressed in mhos or micromhos.
(loosely) the amplification factor of a tube divided by its anode resistance.

Nearby words

  1. transcendentalist,
  2. transcendentalize,
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  8. transcortical,
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  10. transcortin

Origin of transconductance


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