parallel padding

parallel padding

[′par·ə‚lel ′pad·iŋ]
(electricity)
Method of parallel operation for two or more power supplies in which their current limiting or automatic crossover output characteristic is employed so that each supply regulates a portion of the total current, each parallel supply adding to the total and padding the output only when the load current demand exceeds the capability, or limit setting, of the first supply.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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