tickler coil


tickler coil
tickler coil
n.
a small coil connected in series with the plate circuit of a vacuum tube and coupled inductively to the grid circuit to furnish feedback

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  • tickler coil — noun a small coil in series with the anode of a vacuum tube and coupled to the grid to provide feedback • Hypernyms: ↑coil * * * noun see tickler 3 * * * Electronics, Radio. the coil by which the plate circuit of a vacuum tube is inductively… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tickler coil — 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. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • tickler coil — noun A small coil in series with the anode of a vacuum tube and coupled to the grid to provide feedback …   Wiktionary

  • tickler coil — /ˈtɪklə kɔɪl/ (say tikluh koyl) noun the coil by which the anode circuit of a radio valve is inductively coupled with the grid circuit in the process of regeneration …   Australian English dictionary

  • Coil — Winding redirects here. For other uses, see Winding (disambiguation). For other uses, see Coil (disambiguation). A coil is a series of loops. A coiled coil is a structure in which the coil itself is in turn also looping. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • tickler — /tik leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that tickles. 2. See tickler file. 3. Accounting. a single entry account arranged according to the due dates of obligations. 4. Electronics, Radio. See tickler coil. [1670 80; TICKLE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Electromagnetic coil — An electromagnetic coil (or simply a coil ) is formed when a conductor (usually a solid copper wire) is wound around a core or form to create an inductor or electromagnet. One loop of wire is usually referred to as a turn , and a coil consists of …   Wikipedia

  • Armstrong oscillator — The Armstrong oscillator (also known as Meissner oscillator) is named after the electrical engineer Edwin Armstrong, its inventor. It is sometimes called a tickler oscillator because the feedback needed to produce oscillations is provided using a …   Wikipedia

  • Grid-leak detector — A grid leak detector is a combination diode rectifier and audio amplifier used as a detector in vacuum tube A.M. radio receivers. In the circuit, the grid of the detector usually a low mu or medium mu triode is connected to the secondary of the… …   Wikipedia

  • tick|ler — «TIHK luhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that tickles, especially a small feather brush used to tickle the faces of others, as at a carnival or party. 2. U.S. a memorandum book, card index, or other device kept to remind, as of engagements or… …   Useful english dictionary