idiostatic connection

idiostatic connection

[‚id·ē·ə‚stad·ik kə′nek·shən]
(electricity)
An arrangement of a quadrant electrometer in which the vane is electrically connected to one of the quadrant pairs and the deflection of the vane is proportional to the square of the unknown voltage applied across the quadrant pairs.
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