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Meaning of TIME CONSTANT

Pronunciation:  tIm 'kânstunt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the ratio of the inductance of a circuit in henries to its resistance in ohms
  2. [n]  (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
 
 See Also: interval, ratio, relaxation time, time interval

 

 

 

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