passive element

passive element

[′pas·iv ′el·ə·mənt]
(electricity)
An element of an electric circuit that is not a source of energy, such as a resistor, inductor, or capacitor. Also known as passive component.
(electromagnetism)
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In that regard, social media is a passive element," the BMD statement read, elaborating on the benefits of social media, including its ability to create a path for citizens to seek their rights.
This is a single passive element in its own leaded or surface-mount package.
Whereas his youthwork, the Speeches on Religion, had emphasized the passive element in religion, the soul dissolved in a union with the universe, his later theology gives significant place to the active, ethical expression of the faith: in addition to being person-forming, faith is now seen to be community-forming, nation-forming, (human) race-forming, and even world-forming.
Furthermore, the historical development of jiao and rang may shed light on the functional status of jiao: as a passive element, rang appeared later than jiao (Ota 1987; Gu 1992).
Similarly, where Said pictures the "subaltern" as a passive element in colonial discourse, these writers demonstrate that intrepid political survivors, such as Maharaja Sayaji Rao III and Pasha Mehemet Ali, had a decisive say in the images they projected through western intermediaries.
I am Czech, German or French; the Czechs, Germans or French are best; the Czechs, Germans or French are always right; the one who is not Czech, German or French is suspect; I shall do what all Czechs, Germans or French do; I shall let myself be dissolved into the collective will of my tribe and sail through life as a passive element of it.
Understand potential benefits, added value and impacts of participating in Demand Side Response (DSR) processes and becoming an active player in the changing energy industry, instead of remaining a conventional passive element that simply acquires a service from energy providers
The Company intends to continue its efforts to achieve network sharing and the goals it set out to achieve under the original network sharing agreements, including material savings in operating expenses and capital expenditures, which it expects to be mostly generated from the sharing of passive element.
Our electronics work benches are used in ESD application, along with passive element assembly where there are no semiconductor issues," said Ed Stairman, president of A Plus Warehouse.
0 offers a new and improved user interface and a more accurate and robust filter design engine, thanks to updates, such as ability to adjust passive element tolerances and view response variations; scale passive component values; and view and export filter performance data to Excel.
We need to stop thinking of the environment as a passive element.
Lumerical's integration with the Virtuoso environment creates a PDK-driven design flow where circuit designers can use integrated photonics technology alongside electronics to address complex applications without first having to design and optimize fundamental active and passive elements,"

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