temperature-compensating capacitor

temperature-compensating capacitor

[′tem·prə·chər ¦käm·pən‚sād·iŋ kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electricity)
Capacitor whose capacitance varies with temperature in a known and predictable manner; used extensively in oscillator circuits to compensate for changes in the values of other parts with temperatures.
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