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variocoupler

[vair-ee-oh-kuhp-ler]
noun Electricity.
  1. a transformer having coils with a self-impedance that is essentially constant but a mutual impedance that can be varied by moving one coil with respect to the other.
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Origin of variocoupler

First recorded in 1920–25; vari(able) + -o- + coupler
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Historical Examples of variocoupler

  • The rotor of a variometer or variocoupler is a rotating coil.

    The Radio Amateur's Hand Book

    A. Frederick Collins

  • This is the part of the variocoupler that is called the stator.

    The Radio Amateur's Hand Book

    A. Frederick Collins

  • Now connect one end of the secondary coil, or rotor, of the variocoupler with one post of the .0005 mfd.

    The Radio Amateur's Hand Book

    A. Frederick Collins

  • Don't fail to put a copper shield between the variometer and the variocoupler.

    The Radio Amateur's Hand Book

    A. Frederick Collins

  • A diagram of a variocoupler is shown at A in Fig. 53, and the coupler itself at B.

    The Radio Amateur's Hand Book

    A. Frederick Collins