decade bridge

decade bridge

[de′kād ‚brij]
(electronics)
Electronic apparatus for measurement of unknown values of resistances or capacitances by comparison with known values (bridge); one secondary section of the oscillator-driven transformer is tapped in decade steps, the other in 10 uniform steps.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.