constant-resistance dc potentiometer
constant-resistance dc potentiometer[¦kän·stənt ri′zis·təns ¦dē¦sē pə‚ten·chē′äm·əd·ər]
A potentiometer in which the ratio of an unknown and a known potential are set equal to the ratio of two known constant resistances. Also known as Poggendorff's second method.
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