split-stator variable capacitor

split-stator variable capacitor

[′split ¦stād·ər ′ver·ē·ə·bəl kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electronics)
Variable capacitor having a rotor section that is common to two separate stator sections; used in grid and plate tank circuits of transmitters for balancing purposes.
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