forward drop

forward drop

[¦fȯr·wərd ′dräp]
(electronics)
The voltage drop in the forward direction across a rectifier.
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My first instinct was to look at higher current versions, but they all had bigger packages and more forward drop than I wanted.
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A forward DROP can be designed to provide an incentive to keep retirement-eligible employees working.
They love it when the forward drops to the halfway line.
Roy has shown, especially at Fulham, that his 4-4-2 system can go a long way when his deep-lying centre forward drops back to pick up the opposition's holding player in midfield.
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