diode clamping circuit
diode clamping circuit[¦dī‚ōd ′klamp·iŋ ‚sər·kət]
A clamping circuit in which a diode provides a very low resistance whenever the potential at a certain point rises above a certain value in some circuits or falls below a certain value in others. Also known as diode clamp.
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