constant-current supply

constant-current supply

[¦kän·stənt ′kər·ənt sə′plī]
(electricity)
The power supply for repeatered submarine telephone cables; the voltage is varied automatically to maintain a constant current through the use of variable-voltage rectifiers and constant-current regulators at each shore station.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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