grounded-cathode amplifier

grounded-cathode amplifier

[¦grau̇nd·əd ′kath‚ōd ‚am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
Electron-tube amplifier with a cathode at ground potential at the operating frequency, with input applied between control grid and ground, and with the output load connected between plate and ground.
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