current regulator

current regulator

[′kər·ənt ‚reg·yə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A device that maintains the output current of a voltage source at a predetermined, essentially constant value despite changes in load impedance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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