cylindrical capacitor

cylindrical capacitor

[sə′lin·drə·kəl kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A capacitor made of two concentric metal cylinders of the same length, with dielectric filling the space between the cylinders. Also known as coaxial capacitor.
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