class AB amplifier

class AB amplifier

[‚klas ¦ā¦bē ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier in which the grid bias and alternating grid voltages are such that anode current in a specific tube flows for appreciably more than half but less than the entire electric cycle.
A transistor amplifier whose operation is class A for small signals and class B for large signals.
References in classic literature ?
Je suis capitaine de chasseurs (Heyward well knew that the other was of a regiment in the line); j'ai ici, avec moi, les filles du commandant de la fortification.
The hostile disposition of the savages, and their allies, caused General Clark, the commandant at the Falls of the Ohio, immediately to begin an expedition with his own regiment, and the armed force of the country, against Pecaway, the principal town of the Shawanese, on a branch of Great Miami, which he finished with great success, took seventeen scalps, and burnt the town to ashes, with the loss of seventeen men.
All glad to see me, including General Alison, commandant.
They took prisoner Don Pedro Puertocarrero, commandant of the Goletta, who had done all in his power to defend his fortress, and took the loss of it so much to heart that he died of grief on the way to Constantinople, where they were carrying him a prisoner.
Enter the guardroom," said the sergeant; "we will lay your case before the commandant of the post.
The truly wise commandant of highly-strung troops allows them, in seasons of waiting, to hear the sound of their own voices uplifted in song.
It was not the Colonel that brought Bobby out of Simla, but a much more to be respected Commandant.
The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged.
The commandant of the Piraeus came in his boat, and said we must either depart or else get outside the harbor and remain imprisoned in our ship, under rigid quarantine, for eleven days
But when you have been introduced to the prime commandant - when you have accepted the responsibility of a post in his army, the question is no longer about
There we can doubtless arrange with the commandant to send you the rest of the way.
Come to my tent and I'll show you your clothing and some letters that I took from your person; the commandant has your dispatches.