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parasitic

[¦par·ə¦sid·ik]
(electronics)
An undesired and energy-wasting signal current, capacitance, or other parameter of an electronic circuit.
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"When is it going to be published and when will the Government legislate to put an end to this pernicious parasitical secondary market?"
Hair goat farming activities included; take to pasture take to stubble feeding milking cheese making cheese selling shearing goat and kid selling barn cleaning internal and external parasitical disinfection barn disinfection bathing for mites vaccination.
That is a lot of money and does not include the parasitical ailments that arise from being diabetic.
"They're not fans - they're parasitical low-lifes" - Actor Ewan McGregor castigates Star Wars "fans" who, he claims, seek autographs simply to make money by selling them.
The cat, after having killed and eaten the rodent, becomes itself the new host of the parasitical monad, which can neither die nor desire.
The masses, who may not have the voice left to them by their blood-sucking oppressive parasitical oligarchs but they are no such a nincompoop as not to know what is what?
Scientists believe the devastating disorder originates with a parasitical infection among individual bees.
Does this not require a look into the social and political environment providing this parasitical organization with elements of strength, immunity and the ability to face all the formations of the Free Army and exploit their contradictions and disputes as it has happened and is still happening in Rakka and zaz?
But his latest composition takes that courage one step further, delving into an Elgarian memory-bank in a manner which is never parasitical but totally convincing.
Never measured orders of magnitude of the signals encoding motional and parasitical information are extracted for those deliberate designs.
For the value that society finds in marriage is parasitical, so to speak, on the procreational nature of marriage.
and corruption of the oligarchy, the state's parasitical