booster battery

booster battery

[′büs·tər ‚bad·ə·rē]
(electronics)
A battery which increases the sensitivity of a crystal detector by maintaining a certain voltage across it and thereby adjusting conditions to increase the response to a given input.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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