Glossary of Electrical Engineering terms meanings

Glossary of Electrical Engineering terms meanings

 

10base2 meaning 10base5 meaning 10baset meaning 2-d roesser model meaning 3-level system meaning 4-level laser meaning A posteriori probability meaning A priori probability meaning A-mode display meaning A/d meaning Aal meaning Abc meaning Abcd meaning Abcd formalism meaning Abcd law meaning Abcd matrix meaning Aberration meaning Abnormal event meaning Abort meaning Abr meaning Absolute address meaning Absolute addressing meaning Absolute encoder meaning Absolute pressure meaning Absolute stability meaning Absorber meaning Absorbing boundary condition (abc) meaning Absorption meaning Absorption cross section meaning Absorption edge meaning Absorption grating meaning Absorption optical fiber meaning Ac meaning Ac bridge meaning Ac circuit meaning Ac coupling meaning Ac motor meaning Ac plasma display meaning Ac/ac converter meaning Ac/dc converter meaning Ac-dc integrated system meaning Acars meaning Acc meaning Accelerated testing meaning Accelerating power meaning Acceleration error meaning Acceleration error constant meaning Accelerator meaning Acceptable delay meaning Acceptance meaning Acceptor meaning Access channel meaning Access control meaning Access control list meaning Access control matrix meaning Access line meaning Access mechanism meaning Access protocol meaning Access right meaning Accidental rate meaning Accumulation meaning Accumulator meaning Achievable rate region meaning Achromatic meaning Aci meaning Acknowledge meaning Acoustic attenuation meaning Acoustic laser meaning Acoustic memory meaning Acoustic velocity meaning Acoustic wave meaning Acousto-optic cell meaning Acousto-optic channelized radiometer meaning Acousto-optic correlator meaning Acousto-optic deflector device meaning Acousto-optic device meaning Acousto-optic effect meaning Acousto-optic frequency excisor meaning Acousto-optic instantaneous spectrum an- alyzer in bragg mode meaning Acousto-optic modulator meaning Acousto-optic processor meaning Acousto-optic scanner meaning Acousto-optic space integrating convolver meaning Acousto-optic space integrating correlator meaning Acousto-optic spectrum analyzer meaning Acousto-optic time integrating convolver meaning Acousto-optic time integrating correlator meaning Acousto-optic triple product processor meaning Acousto-optic tunable filter (aotf) meaning Acousto-optics meaning Acp meaning Acquisition meaning Acrr meaning Acsr meaning Act meaning Action potential meaning Activation function meaning Active contour meaning Active device meaning Active filter meaning Active impedance meaning Active layer meaning Active learning meaning Active load-pull measurement meaning Active logic meaning Active magnetic bearing meaning Active mixer meaning Active network meaning Active neuron meaning Active power meaning Active power line conditioner meaning Active rc filter meaning Active redundancy meaning Active region meaning Active-high meaning Active-low meaning Actuator meaning Acuity meaning Adaptability meaning Adaptation layer meaning Adapter meaning Adaptive algorithm meaning Adaptive antenna meaning Adaptive coding meaning Adaptive coding of transform coefficients meaning Adaptive control meaning Adaptive critic meaning Adaptive fuzzy system meaning Adaptive intrafield predictors meaning Adaptive predictor meaning Adc meaning Adcpm meaning Additive polarity meaning Address meaning Address aliasing meaning Address bus meaning Address decoder meaning Address field meaning Address generation interlock (agi) meaning Address map meaning Address mapping meaning Address register meaning Address space meaning Address translation meaning Addressing fault meaning Addressing mode meaning Adiabatic meaning Adiabatic cooling meaning Adjacent channel interference (aci) meaning Admissible matrix meaning Admittance meaning Adjacent channels meaning Admittance matrix meaning Adp meaning Adpcm meaning Adsl meaning Adsorbent meaning Adsorber meaning Adtv meaning Advanced compatible television (actv) meaning Advanced mobile phone system (amps) meaning Tium meaning Aeolian vibration meaning Aerial cable meaning Aerodynamic head meaning Afc meaning Afm meaning Aft meaning Afv meaning Agc meaning Agent meaning Agent-based system meaning Agi meaning Air circuit breaker meaning Air core transformer meaning Air gap meaning Air ionization chamber meaning Air terminal meaning Air-blast circuit breaker meaning Air-gap voltage meaning Airline meaning Airy disk meaning Alas meaning Albedo meaning Alc meaning Algaas meaning All-digital synchronization meaning All-optical switch meaning Alignment meaning Allocate meaning Almost sure convergence meaning Alnico meaning Aloha meaning Alpha channel meaning Alpha particle meaning Alpha-cut meaning Alphanumeric mode meaning Alternate channel power meaning Alternating current (ac) meaning Alternating current machine meaning Alu meaning Am meaning Am to pm conversion meaning Am video meaning Amateur radio meaning Ambient field meaning Ambiguity meaning American national standards institute (ansi) meaning Interchange (ascii) meaning Ammeter meaning Ammonia maser meaning Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate (adp) meaning Amorphous alloy meaning Amortisseur winding meaning Ampacity meaning Ampere interrupting rating meaning Amperometric sensor meaning Amplidyne meaning Amplified spontaneous emission meaning Amplitude meaning Amplitude equations meaning Amplitude response meaning Amplitude-modulated link meaning Amplitude-shift keying (ask) meaning Amps meaning Amr meaning Analog meaning Analog optical computing meaning Analog signal conditioning meaning Analog-to-digital (a/d) conversion meaning Analysis filter meaning Analytic signal meaning Anamorphic lenses meaning And meaning Angle diversity meaning Angle of arrival (aoa) meaning Angstrom meaning Angular alignment loss meaning Angular frequency meaning Anisotropic meaning Anisotropic diffraction meaning Anisotropic etch meaning Anisotropic medium meaning Anisotropic scatterer meaning Anisotropy meaning Annealing meaning Annealing schedule meaning Annihilation meaning Annul bit meaning Annular cathode meaning Annular illumination meaning Anode meaning Anomalous dispersion meaning Antenna meaning Antenna diversity meaning Antenna gain meaning Antenna pattern meaning Antenna q meaning Antenna synthesis meaning Anthropomorphic manipulator meaning Anti-stokes scattering meaning Antialiasing filter meaning Anticollision radar meaning Anticomet tail (act) meaning Antidependency meaning Antidots meaning Antifuse meaning Antiparticle meaning Antipodal meaning Antiproton meaning Antireflection coating meaning Antireflective coating (arc) meaning Aoa meaning Aotf meaning Apc-7 connector meaning Apd meaning Aperiodic convolution meaning Aperiodic signal meaning Aperiodic waveform meaning Aperture meaning Aperture antenna meaning Aperture coupling meaning Aperture efficiency meaning Aperture problem meaning Apl meaning Aplc meaning Apodization meaning Apparent concurrency meaning Apparent power meaning Application-specific integrated circuit (asic) meaning Appropriate technology meaning Approximate reasoning meaning Arbitration meaning Arc meaning Arc detector meaning Arc fault interrupter meaning Arc lamp meaning Arc resistance meaning Architecture meaning Arcing fault meaning Argon ion laser meaning Argument meaning Arithmetic and logic unit (alu) meaning Arithmetic coding meaning Arithmetic instruction meaning Arithmetic operation meaning Arithmetic–logic unit meaning Arm meaning Arm pin meaning Arma meaning Armature meaning Armature circuit meaning Armature voltage control meaning Armature winding meaning Armless construction meaning Armstrong oscillator meaning Arq meaning Array meaning Array factor meaning Array processor meaning Array signal processing meaning Arrester discharge current meaning Arrester discharge voltage meaning Art network meaning Artificial constraint meaning Artificial dielectric meaning Artificial intelligence meaning Artificial neural network meaning Asap/rabet meaning Ascii meaning Ascr meaning Asic meaning Ask askarel asm meaning Assembly language meaning Assert meaning Assertion meaning Associate mode meaning Associative processor meaning Astable multivibrator meaning Astigmatism meaning Asymmetric digital subscriber line (adsl) meaning Asymmetric multiprocessor meaning Asymmetric multivibrator meaning Asymmetric resonator meaning Asymmetrical silicon controlled rectifier (ascr) meaning Asymptotically stable in the large meaning Asymptotic tracking meaning Asynchronous meaning Asynchronous ac systems meaning Asynchronous bus meaning Asynchronous circuit meaning Asynchronous demodulation meaning Asynchronous operation meaning Asynchronous system meaning Asynchronous transfer mode (atm) meaning Asynchronous updating meaning At bus meaning Atanasoff, john vincent meaning Atm meaning Atm adaptation layer (aal) meaning Atmosphere meaning Atmospheric attenuation meaning Atmospheric duct meaning Atomic beam meaning Atomic instruction meaning Attachment meaning Attachment process meaning Attainable set for discrete system meaning Atomic transition meaning Attenuation coefficient meaning Attenuation constant meaning Audio meaning Audio channels meaning Audio coding meaning Augmented code meaning Auto-regressive moving-average model (arma) meaning Autobank meaning Autoconfiguration meaning Autocorrelation function meaning Autocorrelator meaning Autoincrementing meaning Automated meter reading (amr) meaning Automatic allocation meaning Automatic black-level control meaning Automatic chroma control (acc) meaning Automatic circuit recloser meaning Automatic fine tuning (aft) meaning Automatic focusing meaning Automatic gain control (agc) meaning Automatic generation control (agc) meaning Automatic level control (alc ) meaning Automatic tracking meaning Automatic voltage regulator (avr) meaning Autonomic meaning Automaton meaning Autotransformer starter meaning Auxiliary memory meaning Auxiliary relay meaning Auxiliary winding meaning Avalanche breakdown meaning Avalanche injection meaning Avalanche photodiode (apd) meaning Average optical power meaning Average picture level (apl) meaning Averaging meaning Avr meaning Awg meaning Awgn meaning Axon meaning Azimuth recording meaning B coefficient meaning B-isdn meaning B-mode display meaning B-site meaning B-spline meaning Back meaning Back emf meaning Back end meaning Back porch meaning Backbone meaning Backfeed meaning Backflash meaning Backing storage meaning Backoff meaning Backplane meaning Backpropagation algorithm meaning Backscatter meaning Backscattering meaning Backward error recovery meaning Backward wave interaction meaning Backward wave oscillator (bwo) meaning Balanced meaning Balanced amplifier meaning Balanced code meaning Balanced load meaning Balanced mixer meaning Balanced modulator meaning Ball grid array (bga) meaning Ballast meaning Band meaning Band gap meaning Band stop filter meaning Band structure meaning Band-limited signal meaning Band-pass network meaning Band-reject filter meaning Band-stop filter meaning Bandgap energy meaning Bandgap engineering meaning Bandgap narrowing meaning Bandgap wavelength meaning Bandlimited meaning Bandwidth meaning Bandwidth efficiency meaning Bandwidth improvement (bi) meaning Bandwidth-distance product meaning Bang-bang control meaning Bardeen, john meaning Baritt meaning Barkhausen effect meaning Barrel shifter meaning Barrier layer meaning Barrier voltage meaning Baryon meaning Base meaning Base address meaning Base frame meaning Base quantity meaning Base register addressing meaning Base speed meaning Base station meaning Base vector meaning Baseband meaning Basic input–output system (bios) meaning Basic lightning impulse level (bil) meaning Basin of attraction meaning Baud meaning Baud rate meaning Bayes risk function meaning Bayesian detector meaning Bcd meaning Bch code meaning Bcla meaning Beam meaning Beam cooling meaning Beam parameter meaning Beam pulsing meaning Beam roll meaning Beam solid angle meaning Beam waist meaning Beamformers meaning Beamforming meaning Beamline meaning Beamsplitter meaning Beamwidth meaning Beat frequencies meaning Beat frequency oscillator meaning Becky meaning Bed of nails meaning Bel meaning Bello functions meaning Bem meaning Benchmark meaning Beryllium oxide meaning Ber meaning Beta particle meaning Betatron oscillation meaning Beverage antenna meaning Bga meaning Bi meaning Bi-stable meaning Bi-stable device meaning Bias meaning Bias current meaning Bias lighting meaning Biasing meaning Bible meaning Bibo stability meaning Bicmos meaning Bicycle meaning Bidirectional bus meaning Bi-directional laser meaning Bidirectional pattern meaning Bi-directional resonator meaning Function (btdf) meaning Bifurcation meaning Bifurcation diagram meaning Bil meaning Bimetal overload device meaning Bimodal histogram meaning Binary meaning Binary erase channel meaning Binary image coding meaning Binary notation meaning Binary operator meaning Binary optics meaning Binary phase frequency modulation meaning Binary signal meaning Binaural attribute meaning Binocular imaging meaning Binocular vision meaning Binomial distribution meaning Bios meaning Bioanalytical sensor meaning Bioluminescence meaning Biomass meaning Biomedical sensor meaning Biometric verifier meaning Bipolar device meaning Bipolar junction transistor (bjt) meaning Bipolar neuron meaning Bipolar transistor meaning Biquad meaning Biquadratic transfer function meaning Bird’s beak meaning Birefringence meaning Birefringent fiber meaning Birefringent material meaning Birthmark meaning Bispectrum meaning Bist meaning Bistable meaning Bistable device meaning Bistable optical device meaning Bistable system meaning Bistatic scattering meaning Bit meaning Bit allocation meaning Bit energy meaning Bit error rate (ber) meaning Bit per second (bps) meaning Bit period meaning Bit plane meaning Bit-serial system meaning Bit-slice processor meaning Bitblt meaning Bitmapped image meaning Bits per pixel meaning Bjt meaning Blackbody meaning Blackout meaning Blanket meaning Blanking meaning Blind via meaning Blink meaning Block meaning Block code meaning Block coding meaning Block matching meaning Block multiplexer channel meaning Block transfer meaning Block-diagram simulator meaning Blocked state meaning Blocked-rotor current meaning Blocked-rotor test meaning Blocking meaning Blocking artifact meaning Blocks world meaning Blow up meaning Blumlein meaning Board-to-board optical interconnect meaning Bob meaning Bode diagram meaning Bnc connector meaning Bode–fano criteria meaning Boiling water reactor meaning Bolted fault meaning Boltzmann machine meaning Boltzmann relation meaning Bond meaning Bond pad meaning Bonded magnet meaning Bonding meaning Boolean algebra meaning Boolean expression meaning Boolean function meaning Boolean logic meaning Boolean operator meaning Boost converter meaning Boot meaning Boot record meaning Bootstrap meaning Boson meaning Bottle meaning Bottom antireflective coating meaning Bottom-up development meaning Boundary meaning Boundary bus meaning Boundary condition meaning Boundary layer controller meaning Boundary layer observer meaning Boundary layer state estimator meaning Boundary scan meaning Boundary scan interface meaning Boundary scan path meaning Boundary-element method (bem) meaning Bounded control meaning Bounded distance decoding meaning Bounded-input bounded-output (bibo) meaning Bounded-input bounded-output stability meaning Bounded-input bounded-state (bibs) sta- bility meaning Bounds fault meaning Boys camera meaning Bpi meaning Bps meaning Bragg angle meaning Bragg cell meaning Bragg diffraction meaning Bragg diffraction regime meaning Braking meaning Braking resistor meaning Branch address meaning Branch circuit meaning Branch current meaning Branch instruction meaning Branch line coupler meaning Branch penalty meaning Branch prediction meaning Branch relation meaning Branch target cache meaning Branch voltage meaning Brattain, walter meaning Breadboard meaning Breadth-first search meaning Break frequency meaning Break point meaning Break-out box (bob) meaning Breakaway torque meaning Breakdown meaning Breakdown strength meaning Breakdown torque meaning Breakdown voltage meaning Breakpoint meaning Breakpoint instruction meaning Breath noise meaning Breeder reactor meaning Bremsstrahlung meaning Brewster angle meaning Brewster mode meaning Bridge meaning Bridge balance condition meaning Bridge linearization meaning Bridge rectifier meaning Bridge-controlled multivibrators meaning Bridging meaning Brightness meaning Brillouin flow meaning Brillouin frequency shift meaning Brillouin laser meaning Brillouin scattering meaning Broadband antenna meaning Broadband integrated services digital net- work (b-isdn) meaning Broadband system meaning Broadcast meaning Broadcast channel meaning Broadcast channel allocations meaning Broadcasting meaning Broadside meaning Broadside array meaning Broadside coupled microstrip lines meaning Brown book meaning Brush meaning Brush rigging meaning Brush tension meaning Brushless dc motor meaning Brushless exciter meaning Brushless rotary flux compressor meaning Bso meaning Btb meaning Btc meaning Btma meaning Bubble chamber meaning Buck-boost transformer meaning Bucket meaning Bucket truck meaning Bucking fields meaning Buddy memory allocation meaning Buff book meaning Buffered input/output meaning Buffering meaning Bug meaning Built-in logic block observer meaning Bulb generator meaning Bulk power meaning Bulk scattering meaning Bulk substation meaning Bulldog meaning Bump meaning Bunch meaning Bundle meaning Bundle spacer meaning Bundled services meaning Burndown meaning Burn-in meaning Burst refresh meaning Burst transfer meaning Burstiness factor meaning Bus meaning Bus admittance matrix meaning Bus arbiter meaning Bus arbitration meaning Bus architecture meaning Bus bandwidth meaning Bus bar meaning Bus broadcast meaning Bus cycle meaning Bus differential relay meaning Bus driver meaning Bus grant meaning Bus idle meaning Bus impedance matrix meaning Bus interface unit meaning Bus line meaning Bus locking meaning Bus master meaning Bus owner meaning Bus phase meaning Bus protocol meaning Bus request meaning Bus slave meaning Bus snooping meaning Bus state triggering meaning Bus transaction meaning Bus watching meaning Bus width meaning Bus-connected reactor meaning Bus yard meaning Bush, vannevar meaning Bushing transformer meaning Busway meaning Busy tone multiple access (btma) meaning Butler matrix meaning Butterworth alignment meaning Bvgd meaning Bvgs meaning Bw meaning Bw meaning Bw meaning Bwo meaning Bx cable meaning Bypass meaning Bypass switch meaning Byte multiplexer channel meaning Byte serial meaning C meaning Cgd meaning Cgs meaning C-band meaning C-element meaning Cable meaning Cable tray meaning Cache meaning Cache aliasing meaning Cache block meaning Cache hit meaning Cache memory meaning Cache miss meaning Cache replacement meaning Cache synonym meaning Cache tag meaning Cad meaning Cage-rotor induction motor meaning Calibration kits meaning Calibration standards meaning Call instruction meaning Calorimeter meaning Cam meaning Camera calibration meaning Camera model meaning Candela (cd) meaning Candle meaning Candle power meaning Canned magnet meaning Canny edge detector meaning Canny operator meaning Capability meaning Capability curve meaning Capability list meaning Capacitance meaning Capacitive reactance meaning Capacitively coupled field meaning Capacitor bank meaning Capacity miss meaning Capture effect meaning Capture range meaning Capture register meaning Carbon brush meaning Carbon dioxide (co) meaning Carbon dioxide laser meaning Carbon resistor thermometer meaning Carcinotron meaning Card cage meaning Cardinal series meaning Cardinal vowel meaning Carrier amplitude meaning Carrier concentration meaning Carrier current communication meaning Carrier lifetime meaning Carrier phase meaning Carrier shift meaning Carrier signal meaning Carrier synchronization meaning Carrier-sense multiple access (csma) meaning Carrier-to-interference ratio (cir) meaning Carrier-to-noise ratio meaning Carrierless amplitude/phase modulation (cap) meaning Carry meaning Carry bit meaning Carry flag meaning Carry look-ahead adder meaning Cascade system meaning Cascode meaning Cartesian space meaning Case meaning Catadioptric meaning Catastrophic code meaning Catv meaning Catastrophic thermal failure meaning Catcher meaning Categoric input meaning Catenation meaning Cathode meaning Cathode ray tube (crt) meaning Cathodoluminescent meaning Catoptric meaning Caurer filter meaning Cavity meaning Cd meaning Cd meaning Cd meaning Cd-i meaning Cdf meaning Cb meaning Cbe meaning Cbr meaning Ccd meaning Ccdf meaning Cci meaning Ccir meaning Ccitt meaning Ccitt two-dimensional meaning Ccr meaning Ccs meaning Cds meaning Cel meaning Cell meaning Cell meaning Cell library meaning Cellular automaton meaning Cellular manufacturing meaning Celp meaning Center frequency meaning Center of gravity method meaning Centripetal force meaning Centroid defuzzification meaning Centroid method meaning Centroidal profile meaning Cepstrum meaning Ceramic ferrite meaning Cerebellar model articulation (cmac) network meaning Cerenkov counter meaning Cerenkov radiation meaning Certainty equivalence principle meaning Cfd meaning Cfie meaning Cga meaning Chain code meaning Chain matrix meaning Chain parameters meaning Chain reaction meaning Chaining of fuzzy rules meaning Chamfer distance meaning Channel meaning Channel allocation meaning Channel architecture meaning Channel capacity meaning Channel code meaning Channel command word meaning Channel control word meaning Channel encoder meaning Channel matched vq meaning Channel measurement meaning Channel modeling meaning Channel optimized vector quantization (covq) meaning Channel program meaning Channel robust vq meaning Channel sounding meaning Channel spill meaning Channel step meaning Channel subsystem meaning Channel waveguide meaning Chaos meaning Character meaning Character string meaning Characteristic equation meaning Characteristic impedance meaning Characteristic loci meaning Charge conservation meaning Charge-coupled device (ccd) meaning Charge-coupled device detector meaning Charge-coupled-device memory meaning Chattering meaning Chdl meaning Chebyshev alignment meaning Chebyshev filter meaning Checkerboarding meaning Checkpoint meaning Checksum character meaning Chemiluminescence meaning Chernobyl meaning Chemical sensor meaning Chip carrier meaning Chip chart meaning Chip-to-chip optical interconnect meaning Chirp meaning Chirp function meaning Chirp signal meaning Chirping meaning Chopper meaning Chopper - depth of modulation meaning Chromatic aberration meaning Chromaticity meaning Cim meaning Cir meaning Circle detection meaning Circuit breaker meaning Circuit switching meaning Circuit-switched service meaning Circular cavity meaning Circular convolution meaning Circular mil meaning Circular polarization meaning Circular self-test path meaning Circularity measure meaning Circularly polarized light meaning Circulator meaning Cirf meaning Cisc processor meaning Cladding meaning Clamping meaning Clapp oscillator meaning Class meaning Class fuse meaning Class a-b amplifier meaning Class b amplifier meaning Class b-e amplifier meaning Class c amplifier meaning Class e amplifier meaning Class e-f amplifier meaning Class g amplifier meaning Class h amplifier meaning Class s amplifier meaning Classified vq meaning Classifier meaning Clean cache block meaning Clear meaning Clearing time meaning Cleaved coupled cavity meaning Click noise meaning Clipping meaning Clock meaning Clock cycle meaning Clock doubling meaning Clock duty cycle meaning Clock pulse meaning Clock recovery meaning Clock skew meaning Clock speed meaning Closed convex set xy x y meaning Closed kinematic chain meaning Closed-loop control meaning Closed-loop dc motor acceleration meaning Closed-loop gain meaning Closing/opening filter meaning Clothes pin meaning Clt meaning Cluster meaning Clustering meaning Clutter meaning Cma meaning Cmac network meaning Cmos meaning Co meaning Co meaning Colaser meaning Co-linear array meaning Coarticulation meaning Coax meaning Coaxial magnetron meaning Cochannel interference (cci) meaning Cochannel reuse ratio (crr) meaning Cochannels meaning Code meaning Code acquisition meaning Code converter meaning Code excited linear prediction (celp) meaning Code hopping meaning Code letter meaning Code tracking meaning Code v meaning Codebook meaning Codebook generation meaning Codebook training meaning Codec meaning Coded modulation meaning Codeword meaning Coding meaning Coding at primary rates for videoconfer- encing meaning Coding of graphics meaning Coding of line drawings meaning Coding redundancy meaning Coefficient of thermal expansion (cte) mismatch meaning Coercive field meaning Coercive force meaning Cogen meaning Coherence bandwidth meaning Coherence distance meaning Coherence length meaning Coherence time meaning Coherent meaning Coherent acousto-optical processor meaning Coherent detection meaning Coherent light meaning Coherent optical communication meaning Coil meaning Coil pitch meaning Coil side meaning Coil span meaning Cold plasma meaning Cold reserve meaning Cold start miss meaning Collapsible reel meaning Collector wall meaning Collet meaning Collimated meaning Collinear geometry acousto-optical tun- able filter meaning Collision meaning Collision broadening meaning Collision vector meaning Color meaning Color blooming meaning Color coding meaning Color preference index (cpi) meaning Color representation meaning Color saturation meaning Color signal meaning Color-bar patterns meaning Column distance meaning Column-access strobe meaning Comb filter meaning Comb-line filter meaning Combination tone meaning Combinational lock meaning Combined cycle plant meaning Combined field integral equation (cfie) meaning Combo trouble-shooter meaning Come-a-long meaning Command meaning Commision international d’eclairage (cie) meaning Commit meaning Common centroid meaning Common channel signaling (ccs) meaning Common collector amplifier meaning Common drain amplifier meaning Common emitter meaning Common gate amplifier meaning Common mode gain meaning Common mode noise meaning Common-mode coupling meaning Communication link meaning Communication theory meaning Commutating inductance meaning Commutating pole meaning Commutating winding meaning Commutativity meaning Commutator film meaning Compact disk (cd) meaning Compact disk-interactive (cd-i) meaning Compactness measure meaning Companding meaning Companion matrix meaning Comparator meaning Compare instruction meaning Compatibility meaning Compensating winding meaning Compensation meaning Compiler meaning Complement meaning Completion unit meaning Complex amplitude meaning Complex beam parameter meaning Complex envelope meaning Complex exponential signal meaning Complex instruction set computer (cisc) meaning Complex number meaning Complex power meaning Complex system meaning Complex transmittance meaning Composite second order (cso) meaning Composite sync meaning Composite transform meaning Compliant motion meaning Component mounting site meaning Composite video meaning Compound-connected dc machine meaning Compression coding meaning Compton laser meaning Compulsator meaning Compulsory miss meaning Computational cut-off rate meaning Computational electromagnetics meaning Computational intelligence meaning Computed tomography (ct) meaning Computer meaning Computer architecture meaning Computer communication network meaning Computer generated hologram meaning Computer hardware description language (chdl) meaning Computer model meaning Computer relay meaning Computer simulation meaning Computer vision meaning Computer word meaning Computer-aided manufacturing (cam) meaning Computer-aided software engineering (case) meaning Concatenated code meaning Concentration gradient meaning Concurrency meaning Concurrent processing meaning Concurrent read and concurrent write (crcw) meaning Concurrent read and exclusive write (crew) meaning Condenser lens meaning Condition variable meaning Conditionability of generalized 2-d model meaning Conditionally addressed rom meaning Conductance meaning Conducted emission meaning Conducted noise meaning Conduction current meaning Conduction electron meaning Conductivity meaning Conduit meaning Cone beam meaning Confidence level meaning Configuration meaning Confinement meaning Confinement condition meaning Conflict miss meaning Conflicting goals meaning Confocal resonator meaning Congestion meaning Conical diffraction meaning Conical scattering meaning Connectedness meaning Connection matrix meaning Connection weight meaning Connection-oriented service meaning Connectionless service meaning Connectivity check meaning Consistency meaning Consistency of interests meaning Consistency principle meaning Consistent goals meaning Constant angular velocity meaning Constant bit density meaning Constant bit rate (cbr) meaning Constant gain circle meaning Constant linear velocity meaning Constant-current transformer meaning Constant-horse power drive meaning Constitutive relation meaning Constraining core meaning Constraint propagation meaning Contact head meaning Contact potential meaning Contact printing meaning Contactor meaning Containment vessel meaning Contention meaning Context meaning Context switching meaning Contingency analysis meaning Contingency list meaning Contingency ranking meaning Continuous duty meaning Continuous hopfield network meaning Continuous rating meaning Continuous signal meaning Continuous system meaning Continuous time signal meaning Continuous time system meaning Continuous tone image coding meaning Continuous wave (cw) meaning Contour filling meaning Contour following meaning Contrast meaning Contrast enhancement meaning Contrast enhancement layer (cel) meaning Contrast rendition factor (crf) meaning Control meaning Control and status register (csr) meaning Control bus meaning Control channel meaning Control chart meaning Control horizon meaning Control input meaning Control instruction meaning Control interval meaning Control layer meaning Control line meaning Control policy meaning Control problem meaning Control rod meaning Control rule meaning Control scene meaning Control store meaning Control surface meaning Control system meaning Controllability meaning Controllability at a given time meaning Controlled process meaning Controlled process model meaning Controlled rectifier meaning Controlled source meaning Controller meaning Convection current meaning Converter meaning Convex fuzzy set meaning Convergence in probability meaning Convolution integral meaning Convolutional code meaning Coordinate system meaning Coordinated rotation digital computer (cordic) meaning Coordinating unit meaning Coordination meaning Coordination by exception meaning Coordinator unit meaning Copolarized meaning Copper loss meaning Coprime 2-d polynomials meaning Coprimeness of 2-d polynomial matrices meaning Cordic meaning Core meaning Core lamination meaning Core memory meaning Core-type transformer meaning Coriolis forces meaning Corner cube antenna meaning Corner detection meaning Corona meaning Corona effect meaning Corona loss meaning Corona resistance meaning Corona ring meaning Coronal projection meaning Corporate feed meaning Correction layer meaning Correlation bandwidth meaning Correlation detector meaning Correlation function meaning Correlation peak detector meaning Correlation receiver meaning Corresponding point meaning Corrugated horn meaning Coset leader meaning Cosine modulated filter bank meaning Cosine roll-off filter meaning Correlator meaning Cosine transform meaning Costas loop meaning Cotree meaning Cotton–mouton effect meaning Coulomb blockade meaning Coulomb force meaning Coulomb’s law meaning Counter meaning Counter-emf meaning Counter-emf starter meaning Counter-propagation learning meaning Counter-torque meaning Counterpoise meaning Coupled inductor meaning Coupled line filter meaning Coupled wave equations meaning Coupling capacitor voltage transformer (ccvt) meaning Coupling factor meaning Coupling efficiency meaning Coupling field meaning Coupling loss meaning Covert channel meaning Covq meaning Cpa meaning Cpi meaning Cpm laser meaning Cpu meaning Cr meaning Crash meaning Crc meaning Crc character meaning Crcw meaning Credit assignment problem meaning Crew meaning Crf meaning Crisp set meaning Critical angle meaning Critical band meaning Critical clearing angle meaning Critical dimension (cd) meaning Critical path meaning Critical point meaning Critical race meaning Critical region meaning Critical section meaning Critically sampled meaning Crosby direct fm transmitter meaning Cross chrominance meaning Cross color meaning Cross luma meaning Cross luminance meaning Cross modulation meaning Cross polar discrimination meaning Cross polar isolation meaning Cross power spectrum meaning Cross spectra meaning Cross-correlation meaning Cross-correlation function meaning Cross-field theory meaning Cross-polarization meaning Cross-quad meaning Crossarm meaning Crossarm brace meaning Crossing number meaning Crossmodulation meaning Crossover frequency meaning Crossover point meaning Crosspoint level meaning Crosstalk meaning Crr meaning Crt meaning Crystal filter reference amplifier meaning Crystal oscillator meaning Csi meaning Csim meaning Csma meaning Csma-ca meaning Cso meaning Csr meaning Ct meaning Ctb meaning Cte meaning Cu meaning Cubic voxel meaning Cumulatively compounded meaning Current meaning Current distribution factor meaning Current fed inverter meaning Current limiting meaning Current mirror meaning Current source amplifier meaning Current source inverter meaning Current source region meaning Current unit meaning Current withstand rating meaning Current-mode control meaning Current-source inverter (csi) meaning Cursor meaning Curvature function meaning Cut-off frequency meaning Cut-off rate meaning Cut-off wavelength meaning Cutoff frequency meaning Cutoff rate meaning Cut-out meaning Cutset meaning Cvd meaning Cvq meaning Cw meaning Cybernetics meaning Cycle meaning Cycle stealing meaning Cycle time meaning Cycles per instruction (cpi) meaning Cyclic access meaning Cyclic code meaning Cycloconverter meaning Cyclotron frequency meaning Cylinder meaning Cylindrical lens meaning Cylindrical microstrip line meaning Cylindrical stripline meaning Cylindrical wave meaning Cylndrical-rotor machine meaning D axis meaning D flip-flop meaning D’arsenval meter meaning D-tdma meaning D/a meaning Dac meaning Daisy chain meaning Damped sinusoid meaning Damping meaning Damping coefficient meaning Damping factor meaning Damping ratio meaning Dark current meaning Darkfield performance meaning Data meaning Data access fault meaning Data acquisition meaning Data bottleneck meaning Data buffer meaning Data cache meaning Data communications equipment (dce) meaning Data dependency meaning Data detection meaning Data flow architecture meaning Data fusion meaning Data pipeline meaning Data preprocessing meaning Data reduction coding system meaning Data register meaning Data segment meaning Data structure meaning Data tablet meaning Daubechies wavelets meaning Daughter board meaning Db meaning Dbc meaning Data-oriented methodology meaning Database computer meaning Dbs meaning Dc meaning Dc block meaning Dc chopper meaning Dc circuit meaning Dc current meaning Dc input power meaning Dc link meaning Dc link capacitor meaning Dc link inductor meaning Dc load flow meaning Dc motor meaning Dc servo drive meaning Dc test meaning Dc voltage meaning Dc–ac inverter meaning Dc-free code meaning Dca meaning Dce meaning Dct meaning De-assert meaning De-regulation meaning Dead band meaning Dead end meaning Dead man meaning Dead tank breaker meaning Dead zone meaning Deadtime meaning Debug meaning Debug port meaning Debugger meaning Debugging meaning Debye media meaning Decade meaning Decay meaning Decay heat meaning Decay length meaning Decay time meaning Decentralized control meaning Decimal meaning Decimation meaning Decision boundary meaning Decision directed meaning Decision level meaning Decision support system meaning Decision tree analysis meaning Declaration meaning Decode cycle meaning Decode history table meaning Decoder meaning Decoder source meaning Decoding meaning Decorrelation meaning Decorrelator meaning Decoupled load flow meaning Decrement meaning Decryption meaning Dect meaning Deep-bar rotor meaning Definition meaning Deflector meaning Defocus meaning Defocusing quadrupole magnet meaning Deforest, lee meaning Deformable mirror device meaning Degenerate common emitter meaning Degenerate four-wave mixing meaning Degenerate modes meaning Degradation meaning Degree of membership meaning Degrees of freedom meaning Delay meaning Delay angle meaning Delay locked loop meaning Delay power spectrum meaning Delay profile meaning Delay range meaning Delay-line meaning Delayed agc meaning Delayed automatic gain control meaning Delayed branch instruction meaning Delayed neutrons meaning Delectric resonator meaning Delta modulation meaning Delta–delta transformer meaning Delta-wye transform meaning Delta–wye transformer meaning Demagnetization meaning Demagnetizing field meaning Demand fetch meaning Demand paging meaning Demodulation meaning Density estimation meaning Density function (df) meaning Density matrix meaning Density matrix formalism of quantum me- chanics meaning Dependability meaning Dependent source meaning Depletion mode meaning Depth meaning Depth of focus (dof) meaning Desensitization meaning Derating factor meaning Descrambling meaning Design model meaning Destination operand meaning Destructive physical analysis (dpa) meaning Detectability meaning Detector meaning Deterministic control of uncertain systems meaning Deuteron meaning Development meaning Deviation meaning Deviation ratio meaning Device meaning Device controller meaning Device driver meaning Device register meaning Df meaning Dfb laser meaning Dfd dft dhrystone meaning Dhrystone benchmark meaning Diac meaning Diac’s delta function meaning Diagnostic meaning Diamagnetic meaning Die meaning Dielectric meaning Dielectric constant meaning Dielectric discontinuity meaning Dielectric medium meaning Dielectric resonator meaning Dielectric resonator [stabled] oscillator (dro) meaning Dielectric resonator antenna (dra) meaning Dielectric slug tuner meaning Difference amplifier meaning Difference engine meaning Difference equation meaning Difference of gaussian filter meaning Difference-frequency generation meaning Differential coding meaning Differential gain meaning Differential protection unit meaning Differential volume element meaning Diffraction meaning Diffraction angle meaning Diffraction coefficient meaning Diffraction efficiency of bragg cell meaning Diffraction grating meaning Diffraction tomography meaning Diffuse intensity meaning Diffuse multipath meaning Diffuse scattering meaning Diffuse transmittance meaning Diffusion meaning Digicipher hdtv system meaning Digital meaning Digital cellular radio meaning Digital communications meaning Digital halftone meaning Digital image meaning Digital modulation signal generator meaning Digital optical computing meaning Digital serial processing meaning Digital simulator meaning Digital subscriber line (dsl) meaning Digital sum variation meaning Digital voltmeter (dvm) meaning Digital–optical computing meaning Digital-video effects meaning Digitize meaning Digitizer meaning Dilution transformer meaning Diminished radix complement meaning Diode meaning Diode detector meaning Diode laser meaning Diode rectifier meaning Dioptric meaning Dip meaning Dip meaning Dip switch meaning Dipole meaning Dipole antenna meaning Direct axis magnetizing (armature) reac- tance meaning Direct axis synchronous reactance meaning Direct burial meaning Direct control meaning Direct control layer meaning Direct converter meaning Direct current machine meaning Direct current motor meaning Direct digital synthesizer meaning Direct drive robot meaning Direct fuzzy control meaning Direct mapped meaning Direct mapped cache meaning Direct method meaning Direct method coordination meaning Direct modulation meaning Direct semiconductor meaning Direct-access storage meaning Constant meaning Direct-axis transient short-circuit time constant meaning Direction line meaning Direction of arrival meaning Directional overcurrent relay meaning Directional power relay meaning Directivity meaning Directory meaning Dirty bit meaning Dirty page meaning Discontinuity effect meaning Discontinuity manifold meaning Disassembler meaning Discrete network meaning Discrete fuzzy set meaning Discrete spectrum meaning Discrete time system meaning Discrete time white gaussian noise meaning Discrete wavelet transform (dwt) meaning Discriminator meaning Disk arm meaning Disk array meaning Disk capacitor meaning Disk controller meaning Disk format meaning Disk head meaning Disk latency meaning Disk operating system (dos) meaning Disk pack meaning Disk scheduling meaning Disk sector meaning Disk spindle meaning Disk striping meaning Disk track meaning Diskette meaning Disocclusion meaning Disparity meaning Dispersed generation problem meaning Dispersion meaning Dispersion compensator meaning Dispersion diagram meaning Dispersion of authority meaning Dispersion shifted fiber meaning Dispersive medium meaning Displaced frame difference (dfd) meaning Displacement current meaning Displacement parameter meaning Display meaning Dissipated power meaning Dissipation meaning Dissipation power meaning Dissipative half-space meaning Dissipator meaning Distance meaning Distance between symbol strings meaning Distance protection meaning Distance relay meaning Distance transform meaning Distortion meaning Distortion factor meaning Distortion-rate theory meaning Distributed amplifier meaning Distributed antenna meaning Distributed arbitration meaning Distributed computing meaning Distributed computing system meaning Distributed control meaning Distributed element meaning Distributed feedback laser (dfb) meaning Distributed memory architecture meaning Distributed refresh meaning Distributed sample scrambling meaning Distribution meaning Distribution management system (dms) meaning Distribution switchboard meaning Distribution transformer meaning Disturbance meaning Divergence meaning Divide by zero meaning Divide per zero meaning Divider meaning Dll meaning Diversity combining meaning Diversity frequency meaning Dma meaning Dms meaning Doa meaning Dof meaning Domain meaning Don’t care meaning Door meaning Dopant meaning Doping meaning Doppler broadened lineshape function meaning Doppler broadening meaning Doppler effect meaning Doppler filter meaning Doppler frequency meaning Doppler power spectrum meaning Doppler radar meaning Doppler shift meaning Doppler-free spectroscopy meaning Dos meaning Dose to clear meaning Dosimeter meaning Dot pitch meaning Dot-matrix printer meaning Dots per inch (dpi) meaning Double buffering meaning Double conversion meaning Double conversion receiver meaning Double lambda system meaning Double line to ground fault meaning Double phase ground fault meaning Double revolving-field theory meaning Double sideband modulation (dsb) meaning Double tuned meaning Double word meaning Double-cage rotor meaning Double-frequency recording meaning Double-sided disk meaning Doublet meaning Doubly-fed induction motor meaning Down-sampling meaning Downconductor meaning Download meaning Downstream meaning Dpa meaning Dpcm meaning Dpcm encoding meaning Dpi meaning Dpll meaning Dqe meaning Dra meaning Drain meaning Drain conductance meaning Drift chamber meaning Drift space meaning Driving-point admittance meaning Dropout compensation meaning Dropout current meaning Dropout voltage meaning Drude material meaning Drude media meaning Drum memory meaning Dry-type transformer meaning Ds-cdma meaning Dsb meaning Dsi dsl dsp dte dtw meaning Dual control meaning Dual in-line package (dip) meaning Dual mode filters meaning Dual port memory meaning Dual-cage rotor meaning Dual-element fuse meaning Duf meaning Duoplasmatron meaning Duplex meaning Duplex channel meaning Duplex ultrasound meaning Dust cover meaning Dust-ignition-proof machine meaning Dut meaning Duty ratio meaning Dvm meaning Dwt meaning Dx-center meaning Dyadic decomposition meaning Dyadic green’s functions meaning Dyed resist meaning Dynamic beam control meaning Dynamic brake meaning Dynamic channel assignment (dca) meaning Dynamic convergence meaning Dynamic matching meaning Dynamic memory allocation meaning Dynamic path reconnect meaning Dynamic range meaning Dynamic scattering meaning Dynamic scheduling meaning Dynamic simulation meaning Dynamic stability meaning Dynamic system meaning Dynamic time division multiple access (d-tdma) meaning Dynamic time warping (dtw) meaning Dynamometer meaning E modes meaning E plane meaning E-beam excitation meaning E-plane sectoral horn meaning Early stopping meaning Early vision meaning Earth electrode system meaning Earth station meaning Earth wire meaning Earthing meaning Ebcdic meaning Ebullient heat transfer meaning Ecc meaning Ecg meaning Echo cancellation meaning Echo canceller meaning Eckert, john presper meaning Ecl meaning Ecliptic meaning Economic dispatch meaning Economic interchange meaning Ectopic beat meaning Eddy current brake meaning Eddy current drive meaning Eddy current loss meaning Edfa meaning Edge meaning Edge condition meaning Edge coupled microstrip lines meaning Edge enhancement meaning Edge guide meaning Edge-triggered meaning Edison, thomas alva meaning Eeg meaning Eeprom meaning Effective dielectric constant meaning Eirp meaning Effective length meaning Effective mass meaning Effective permittivity meaning Efficiency meaning Efie meaning Ega meaning Eia meaning Eigenfunction meaning Eigenfunction expansion meaning Eigenstate meaning Eigensystem meaning Eigenvalue assignment meaning Eigenvector meaning Eight connected meaning Eighteen connected meaning Einstein coefficients meaning Eirp meaning Eisa meaning Elastic scattering meaning Elasto-optic effect meaning Elbow meaning Electret meaning Electric charge meaning Electric current density meaning Electric field integral equation (efie) meaning Electric flux density meaning Electric furnace meaning Electric permittivity meaning Electric polarization vector meaning Electric susceptibility meaning Electric vector potential meaning Electrical breakdown meaning Electrical network meaning Electrical tree meaning Electrically alterable read-only memory (earom) meaning Electrically erasable programmable read- only memory (eeprom) meaning Electro-acoustic smart material meaning Electro-optic device meaning Electro-optic effect meaning Electro-optic modulator meaning Electro-optic scanner meaning Electro-optic smart materials meaning Electro-optic switch meaning Electro-optic wave retarder meaning Electrocardiography (ecg) meaning Electroencephalography (eeg) meaning Electroluminescence meaning Electrolyte meaning Electrolytic capacitor meaning Electromagnet meaning Electromagnetic compatibility (emc) meaning Electromagnetic energy meaning Electromagnetic interference (emi) meaning Electromagnetic interference filter meaning Electromagnetic smart materials meaning Electromagnetic spectrum meaning Electromagnetic susceptibility meaning Electromagnetic torque meaning Electromagnetic wave meaning Electromagnetic wave propagation meaning Electromagnetics meaning Electromechanical relay meaning Electron band meaning Electron beam excitation meaning Electron beam welding meaning Electron collision frequency meaning Electron impact excitation meaning Electron multiplication meaning Electron plasma meaning Electron wave meaning Electron-beam lithography meaning Electronic bottleneck meaning Electronic nonlinear response meaning Electronic overload device meaning Electronic transition meaning Electronic warfare meaning Read-only memory (eeprom) meaning Electronically programmable read-only memory (eprom) meaning Electroplastic effect meaning Electrorheological property meaning Electrorheological smart fluid meaning Electroslag welding meaning Electrostatic precipitator meaning Electrostatic voltmeter meaning Ellipsometry meaning Elliptic meaning Elliptic filter meaning Elliptical polarization meaning Embedded computer meaning Embedded computer system meaning Embedded passives meaning Embedded system meaning Emc meaning Emi meaning Emissivity meaning Emitter follower meaning Emitter-coupled logic (ecl) meaning Emitter-coupled pair meaning Emp meaning Empirical model meaning Emtp meaning Emulation meaning Emulator meaning Emv meaning Encapsulation meaning Encoder meaning Encoding meaning End bell meaning End-around carry meaning End-fire array meaning Endian meaning Endpoint detection meaning Ends meaning Energy meaning Energy compaction meaning Energy conservation meaning Energy level meaning Energy product meaning Energy relaxation time meaning Enhancement meaning Eni meaning Enr meaning Enhanced backscattering meaning Ensemble processor meaning Entity meaning Entity relationship diagram meaning Entropy coding meaning Entropy estimation meaning Entry mask meaning Entry point meaning Env meaning Envelope detector meaning Environment meaning Environmental dispatch meaning Epipolar line meaning Epitaxial layer meaning Equal area criterion meaning Equal gain combining meaning Equal ripple meaning Equalization meaning Equalizer meaning Equalizer adaptive meaning Equalizer decision-feedback meaning Equalizer zero-forcing meaning Equiband meaning Equilibrium manifold meaning Equilibrium state meaning Equipment hazard meaning Equiripple filter meaning Equivalence theorem meaning Equivalent circuit meaning Equivalent control meaning Equivalent current meaning Equivalent impedance meaning Equivalent noise temperature meaning Equivalent noise voltage (env) meaning Equivalent reactance meaning Equivalent resistance meaning Equivalent source meaning Equivalent sphere illumination (esi) meaning Erasable programmable read-only mem- ory (eprom) meaning Erasure meaning Erew meaning Ergodic process meaning Erlang b meaning Erlang c meaning Erlang capacity meaning Erp meaning Error meaning Error control coding meaning Error-correcting code (ecc) meaning Error detecting code meaning Error detection meaning Error detection capability meaning Error extension meaning Error function meaning Error latency meaning Error state diagram meaning Error-correction meaning Esd meaning Esdi meaning Esi meaning Esprit meaning Estimation meaning Estimator meaning Etching meaning Eureka meaning Eutectic alloy overload device meaning Even function meaning Even mode impedance meaning Even signal meaning Even-mode characteristic impedance meaning Even-order response meaning Event meaning Exact coding meaning Exact controllability of infinite dimen- sional system meaning Exception meaning Excess delay meaning Excess loss meaning Excess noise meaning Exchangeable disk meaning Excimer meaning Excimer laser meaning Excitation meaning Excitation system meaning Exciter meaning Excess noise ratio (enr) meaning Exciton laser meaning Exclusive reads and exclusive writes (erew) meaning Execution cycle meaning Execution unit meaning Exhaustive search meaning Expert system meaning Explicit value meaning Explosion-proof machine meaning Exposure field meaning Express feeder meaning Expulsion fuse meaning Exponential stability meaning Exposure dose meaning Expurgated code meaning Extended binary-coded-decimal inter- change code (ebcdic) meaning Extended kalman filter meaning Extended memory meaning Extended source meaning Extended space meaning Extended storage meaning Extension principle meaning External event meaning External fragmentation meaning External interrupt meaning External memory meaning External modulation meaning External stability meaning Externally vented machine meaning Extinction angle meaning Extrinsic meaning Extrinsic fiber optic sensor meaning Fabry–perot etalon meaning Fabry–perot laser meaning Fabry–perot structure meaning Facsimile meaning Facsimile encoding meaning Facts meaning Fading margin meaning Fading rayleigh meaning Fading rician meaning Fail-stop processor meaning Failure meaning Fairness meaning Fall time meaning Falling edge meaning False sharing meaning Fan-in meaning Fan-out meaning Fano’s limit meaning Far field meaning Far pointer meaning Far-field pattern meaning Far-infrared (fir) meaning Farad meaning Faraday effect meaning Faraday rotation meaning Faraday rotator meaning Faraday’s law meaning Farm meaning Fast fourier transform (fft) meaning Fast neutrons meaning Fast reactor meaning Father wavelet meaning Fault meaning Fault avoidance meaning Fault confinement meaning Fault coverage meaning Fault latency meaning Fault masking meaning Fault prevention meaning Fault simulation meaning Fault tolerance meaning Fault tree meaning Fault-tolerant control system meaning Fax meaning Fca meaning Fcm meaning Fct meaning Fdd meaning Fddi meaning Fdm meaning Fdtd meaning Feature meaning Feature detection meaning Feature extraction meaning Feature map meaning Feature recognition meaning Feature size meaning Fec meaning Feedback meaning Feedback control meaning Feedback decoding meaning Feedback linearization meaning Feeder meaning Feedforward amplifier meaning Feedforward control meaning Feedforward network meaning Feedforward neural network xy meaning Fenestration meaning Ferrite meaning Ferrite beads meaning Ferrite core meaning Ferrite core memory meaning Ferroelectric material meaning Ferrofluid meaning Ferromagnetic meaning Ferroresonance meaning Ferroresonant transformer meaning Fet meaning Fetch cycle meaning Fetch on demand meaning Fetch on miss meaning Fetch policy meaning Fetch-and-add instruction meaning Fetching meaning Fft meaning Fh-cdma meaning Fib meaning Fiber bragg grating meaning Fiber cladding meaning Fiber raman amplifier meaning Fiber-optic cable meaning Fiber-optic interconnect meaning Field circuit meaning Field controlled thyristor (fct) meaning Field current control meaning Field discharge resistor meaning Field mill meaning Field rate meaning Field reversing meaning Field singularity meaning Field strength meaning Field-by-field alignment meaning Field-oriented control meaning Fifo meaning Fifo memory meaning Figure of merit meaning File format meaning Fill-in meaning Filo meaning Filter meaning Filter bank meaning Filtering meaning Fin efficiency meaning Finesse meaning Finger stick meaning Finite difference time domain (fdtd) meaning Finite differences meaning Finite element meaning Finite field meaning Finite state vq (fsvq) meaning Finite-extent sequence meaning Fir meaning Firing angle meaning Firm power meaning Firm real-time meaning Firm real-time system meaning Firmware meaning First-fit memory allocation meaning First-in-first-out (fifo) meaning First-in-last-out (filo) meaning First-swing stability meaning Fissile material meaning Fission meaning Fixed losses meaning Fixed point meaning Fixed reference d/a converter meaning Fixed resolution hierarchy meaning Fixed shunt meaning Fixed termination meaning Fixed-gap head meaning Fixed-length instruction meaning Fixed-point processor meaning Fixed-point representation meaning Fla meaning Flag meaning Flag register meaning Flash eeprom meaning Flash memory meaning Flashover meaning Flat address meaning Flat pack meaning Flat panel display meaning Flat topping meaning Fletcher-powell algorithm meaning Flexible ac transmission system meaning Flexible manipulator meaning Flexure node meaning Flicker meaning Flicker fusion meaning Flip-chip for microwave meaning Float switch meaning Floating point operation meaning Floating-point operations per second (flop) meaning Floating-point register meaning Floating-point unit meaning Flop meaning Floquet mode meaning Flow dependency meaning Flow diagram meaning Flowchart meaning Flower pot meaning Fluidized bed combustion meaning Fluorescent lamp meaning Fluoroscopy meaning Flush meaning Flux meaning Flux density meaning Flux line meaning Flux linkage meaning Fluxmeter meaning Flyback converter meaning Flyback inductor meaning Flyback transformer meaning Flynn’s taxonomy meaning Flywheel meaning Fm meaning Fms meaning Focus of attention meaning Focus of expansion meaning Focus-exposure matrix meaning Focused ion beam (fib) meaning Foh meaning Folded sideband meaning Folding meaning Footing impedance meaning Foot-candle meaning Forced commutation meaning Forced interruption meaning Forced outage meaning Forced outage rate meaning Foreground meaning Fork meaning Form meaning Formants meaning Forming gas meaning Forward channel meaning Forward converter meaning Forward error recovery meaning Forward voltage meaning Forward wave meaning Forward–backward procedure meaning Forwarding meaning Foster’s reactance theorem meaning Foster–seeley discriminator meaning Four connected meaning Four-level laser meaning Fourier filter meaning Fourier binary filter meaning Four-way interleaved meaning Fourier optics meaning Fourier optics relay lens meaning Fourier plane meaning Fourier transform meaning Fowler–nordheim oscillation meaning Fpga meaning Fqo meaning Fractional discrimination coding meaning Fractional geometric mean radian band- width meaning Fractional rate loss meaning Frame meaning Frame grabber meaning Frame memory meaning Frame rate meaning Frame synchronization meaning Frame synchronizer meaning Franklin, benjamin meaning Fraunhofer region meaning Free distance meaning Free electron laser meaning Free input meaning Free input forecasting meaning Free running frequency meaning Free space loss meaning Free system meaning Free-page list meaning Free-space interconnect meaning Frequency meaning Frequency chirp meaning Frequency compensation meaning Frequency converter meaning Frequency correlation function meaning Frequency deviation meaning Frequency domain sampling meaning Frequency division duplex (fdd) meaning Frequency division multiple access (fdma) meaning Frequency division multiplexing (fdm) meaning Frequency domain storage meaning Frequency independent antenna meaning Frequency modulation (fm) meaning Frequency nonselective channel meaning Frequency pulling meaning Frequency regulation meaning Frequency relay meaning Frequency reuse meaning Frequency reuse cluster meaning Frequency selective surface (fss) meaning Frequency shift keying (fsk) meaning Frequency space meaning Frequency synchronization meaning Frequency synthesizer meaning Frequency variation meaning Fresnel region meaning Fricative meaning Fringing meaning Frit meaning Fritchman model meaning Frog meaning Front end meaning Frontside bus meaning Frustrated total reflection meaning Fs meaning Fsk meaning Fsm meaning Fss meaning Fsvq meaning Fuel cell meaning Fuel cycle meaning Fuel pool meaning Fuel rod meaning Fulgurite meaning Full adder meaning Full bridge amplifier meaning Full load amperage (fla) meaning Full rank jacobian meaning Full-load amperage meaning Full-load speed meaning Full-load torque meaning Full-wave analysis meaning Full-wave control meaning Fully associative cache meaning Function meaning Function-oriented design meaning Functional block meaning Functional decomposition meaning Functional redundancy checking meaning Functional unit meaning Fundamental component meaning Fuse coordination meaning Fuse cutout meaning Fuse link meaning Fuse reducer meaning Fuse saving meaning Fused disconnect meaning Fusible link rom meaning Futurebus meaning Fuzz stick meaning Fuzzification meaning Fuzzifier meaning Fuzziness meaning Fuzzy adaptive control meaning Fuzzy aggregation network meaning Fuzzy algorithm meaning Fuzzy and meaning Fuzzy associative memory meaning Fuzzy automata meaning Fuzzy basis functions meaning Fuzzy behavioral algorithm meaning Fuzzy c meaning Fuzzy c-means (fcm) meaning Fuzzy complement meaning Fuzzy concentration meaning Fuzzy conditional statement meaning Fuzzy control meaning Fuzzy control system stability meaning Fuzzy decision tree meaning Fuzzy decision tree algorithm meaning Fuzzy decisional algorithm meaning Fuzzy definitional algorithm meaning Fuzzy digital topology meaning Fuzzy dilation meaning Fuzzy dynamic model meaning Fuzzy expert system meaning Fuzzy filter meaning Fuzzy gain scheduling meaning Fuzzy generational algorithm meaning Fuzzy geometry meaning Fuzzy global control meaning Fuzzy grammar meaning Fuzzy h-infinity filter meaning Fuzzy hierarchical systems meaning Fuzzy identification meaning Fuzzy implication meaning Fuzzy inference engine meaning Fuzzy input–output model meaning Fuzzy integral meaning Fuzzy intensification meaning Fuzzy intersection meaning Fuzzy isodata meaning Fuzzy local control meaning Fuzzy logic controller meaning Fuzzy logic system meaning Fuzzy measure meaning Fuzzy membership function meaning Fuzzy minus meaning Fuzzy model meaning Fuzzy modeling meaning Fuzzy neural control meaning Fuzzy neural network meaning Fuzzy nonlinear control meaning Fuzzy observer meaning Fuzzy operator meaning Fuzzy optimal control meaning Fuzzy optimal filter meaning Fuzzy or meaning Fuzzy output feedback meaning Fuzzy partition meaning Fuzzy pattern matching meaning Fuzzy prolog meaning Fuzzy proposition meaning Fuzzy reasoning meaning Fuzzy relational algorithm meaning Fuzzy relational matrix meaning Fuzzy relaxation meaning Fuzzy restriction meaning Fuzzy rule meaning Fuzzy rule bank meaning Fuzzy rule base meaning Fuzzy rule minimization meaning Fuzzy rules of operation meaning Fuzzy self-tuning meaning Fuzzy set meaning Fuzzy singleton meaning Fuzzy sliding mode control meaning Fuzzy space meaning Fuzzy state feedback meaning Fuzzy tuning meaning Fuzzy union meaning Fwhm meaning G-line meaning Gaalsb/ingaalassb meaning Gaas meaning Gaas/algaas meaning Gabor transform meaning Gain meaning Gain focusing meaning Gain guided laser diode meaning Gain medium meaning Gain switching meaning Gain–bandwidth product meaning Gain-guided laser meaning Gain-transfer measurement method meaning Gainn/alinn meaning Galerkin’s method meaning Gallium phosphide (gap) meaning Galloping meaning Galois field meaning Gamma camera meaning Gamma rays meaning Gamma-ray laser meaning Ganged meaning Gap meaning Gap filler meaning Gapless arrester meaning Gapped arrester meaning Garbage meaning Garbage collector meaning Gas cable meaning Gas circuit breaker meaning Gas discharge excitation meaning Gas dynamic excitation meaning Gas insulated switchgear meaning Gas laser meaning Gas substation meaning Gas tungsten arc welding (gtaw) meaning Gate array meaning Gate length meaning Gate turn off device meaning Gate turnoff thyristor meaning Gate-to-drain capacitance meaning Gate-to-source breakdown voltage meaning Gate-to-source voltage meaning Gateway meaning Gauss’ law meaning Gauss’ theorem meaning Gaussian approximation meaning Gaussian beam meaning Gaussian elimination meaning Ge meaning Gender meaning General-purpose motor meaning Generalized delta rule meaning Generalized lloyd algorithm (gla) meaning Generalized modus ponens meaning Generator coherency meaning Generator differential relay meaning Generator inertia constant meaning Generator matrix meaning Genlock meaning Geometric radian center frequency meaning Geometric transformation meaning Geometrical optics meaning Geothermal energy meaning Gershgorin circle meaning Gfci meaning Gfi meaning Gflop meaning Ghosting meaning Giant magnetoresistance effect meaning Gif meaning Gigaflop (gflop) meaning Gks meaning Gla meaning Glitch meaning Global interconnection meaning Global memory meaning Global minimum meaning Global positioning system (gps) meaning Global system for mobile communica- tions (gsm) meaning Glove meaning Gmaw meaning Gmsk meaning Goat head meaning Gold book meaning Gold sequences meaning Gordon–haus limit meaning Gos meaning Governor meaning Governor power flow meaning Gps meaning Grade of service (gos) meaning Graded index fiber meaning Graded index lens meaning Graded index optical fiber meaning Graded index optics meaning Graded index profile meaning Gradient edge detector meaning Gradient index optics meaning Gram-schmidt orthogonalization meaning Grant signal meaning Graph search meaning Graphic controller meaning Graphics meaning Graphics interchange format (gif) meaning Grating meaning Grating lobe meaning Grating spectrometer meaning Gray book meaning Gray level meaning Gray level co-occurrence meaning Gray level saturation meaning Grayscale meaning Green book meaning Green’s function meaning Grin optics meaning Grip meaning Grip teeth meaning Gripple meaning Grooved media meaning Grey level meaning Grey scale meaning Grid meaning Grid array meaning Ground bounce noise meaning Ground fault interrupter meaning Ground fault neutralizer meaning Ground lamp meaning Ground loop meaning Ground plane meaning Ground-signal-ground (gsg) meaning Grounded system meaning Grounding meaning Grounding transformer meaning Group code meaning Group delay meaning Group velocity meaning Groupe special mobile (gsm) meaning Gsg meaning Gsm meaning Gsvq meaning Gtaw gto meaning Guard band meaning Guard digits meaning Guarded machine meaning Guide wavelength meaning Guided scrambling meaning Guided wave interconnect meaning Guy meaning H meaning H infinity design meaning H modes meaning H parameters meaning H-d curve meaning H-mode meaning H-plane meaning H-plane sectoral horn meaning H-tree meaning Haar transform meaning Haas effect meaning Hacker meaning Half adder meaning Half bridge amplifier meaning Half subtracter meaning Half-band filter meaning Half-wave rectifier meaning Half-wave symmetry meaning Half-wave voltage meaning Halftone meaning Hall effect meaning Hall measurement meaning Hamming code meaning Hamming distance meaning Hamming net meaning Hamming weight meaning Hand meaning Handline meaning Handover meaning Handshaking meaning Handwritten character recognition meaning Hard bug meaning Hard contaminant meaning Hard decision meaning Hard fault meaning Hard ferrite meaning Hard real-time meaning Hard-decision decoding meaning Hardware meaning Hardware accelerator meaning Hardware interrupt meaning Harmonic analysis meaning Harmonic balance technique meaning Harmonic component meaning Harmonic converter meaning Harmonic distortion meaning Harmonic frequency meaning Harmonic generation meaning Harmonic load-pull measurement meaning Harmonic tuning meaning Harmonically pumped mixer meaning Hartley oscillator meaning Hashing meaning Harvard architecture meaning Hash table meaning Hashed page table meaning Hayes-compatible modem meaning Haystack response meaning Hazard meaning Hazardous outage meaning Haze tails meaning Hbmt meaning Hbt meaning Hda meaning Hdsl meaning Hdtv meaning Head meaning Head disk assembly (hda) meaning Head-medium gap meaning Heap meaning Heat sink meaning Heater meaning Hebbian learning meaning Hedge meaning Height defuzzification meaning Heirarchical interpolation meaning Helical beam tube meaning Helical scan tape meaning Helium neon laser meaning Henry, joseph meaning Hermite gaussian beam meaning Hermitian matrix meaning Hertzian dipole meaning Heterodyne detection meaning Heterodyne receiver meaning Heterojunction meaning Heterojunction field effect transistor (hfet) meaning Heterojunction laser meaning Heterostructure meaning Heuristic meaning Heuristic search meaning Hexadecimal number system meaning Hexagonal pixel meaning Hfet meaning Hgcdte meaning Hgte/cdte meaning Hi-bi fiber meaning Hidden layer meaning Hidden markov model (hmm) meaning Hidden unit meaning Hierarchical clustering meaning Hierarchical coding meaning Hierarchical control meaning Hierarchical memory meaning High byte meaning High definition television (hdtv) meaning High electron mobility transistor (hemt) meaning High order interleaving meaning High pass filter meaning High phase order (hpo) meaning High rupturing capacity (hrc) meaning High side meaning High state meaning High-impedance state meaning High-level vision meaning High-loss resonator meaning High-pass filter meaning High-performance metal oxide semicon- ductor (hmos) technology meaning High-rate quantization theory meaning High-resistance grounded system meaning High-speed digital subscriber line (hdsl) meaning High-speed metal oxide semiconductor (hmos) technology meaning Higher-order mode meaning Higher-order unit meaning Highway meaning Hilbert space meaning Histogram meaning Histogram stretching meaning Hit meaning Hit ratio meaning Hit–miss transform meaning Hl7 meaning Hmic meaning Hmm meaning Hmos meaning Hold signal meaning Hold time meaning Hold-up time meaning Hole burning meaning Hollerith card meaning Hollerith code meaning Hollerith, herman meaning Hollow beam meaning Hollow cathode meaning Holograph meaning Holographic interconnect meaning Holography meaning Homodyne detection meaning Homogeneous meaning Homogeneous broadening meaning Homogeneous coordinates meaning Homogeneous linear estimator meaning Homogeneous medium meaning Homogeneous solution meaning Homojunction meaning Homomorphic filter meaning Homomorphic signal processing meaning Homopolar generator meaning Homopolar magnetic bearing meaning Homothetic meaning Hopfield memory meaning Hopfield model meaning Hopper, grace murray meaning Hopping sequence meaning Horizontal (h) meaning Horizontal microinstruction meaning Horizontal rate meaning Horizontal scanning meaning Horn antenna meaning Horsepower-rated switch meaning Hose meaning Host meaning Hot meaning Hot electron meaning Hot electron bolometer meaning Hot line work meaning Hot reserve meaning Hot standby meaning Hot stick meaning Hot tap meaning Hot-carrier diode meaning Hotelling transform meaning Hpa meaning Hpo meaning Hrc meaning Hsi/hsv system meaning Htc meaning Htgr meaning Huffman coding meaning Huffman encoding meaning Hunting meaning Hurwitz matrix meaning Huygen’s principle meaning Hybrid bipolar mos thyristor (hbmt) meaning Hybrid circuit meaning Hybrid computer meaning Hybrid coupler meaning Hybrid magnetic bearing meaning Hybrid mode meaning Hybrid redundancy meaning Hydroelectric generator meaning Hydro-thermal coordination meaning Hydropower meaning Hysteresis meaning Hysteresis brake meaning Hysteresis drive meaning Hysteresis loss meaning Hysteresis motor meaning Hysteresis torque coupling meaning Hz meaning Idc meaning Iin meaning Iout meaning I meaning I&p meaning I-v characteristics meaning I/o meaning I/o bus meaning I/o channel meaning I/o command meaning I/o device meaning I/o interrupt meaning I/o port meaning I/o processor meaning I/o register meaning I/o routine meaning I/o system meaning I/o throughput meaning I/o trunk meaning I/o unit meaning I-line meaning Ia meaning Iaea meaning Ic meaning Ice meaning Ideal operating amplifier meaning Ideal transformer meaning Ideality factor meaning Idler wave meaning Iec meaning Ieee float encoding meaning Ieee standard 754 meaning If meaning Igbt meaning Ignitron meaning Iid meaning Iii-v semiconductor meaning Illumination meaning Image acquisition meaning Image analysis meaning Image classification meaning Image compression meaning Image compression or coding meaning Image correlation meaning Image degradation meaning Image dissector meaning Image enhancement meaning Image feature meaning Image frequency rejection ratio meaning Image frequency response meaning Image fusion meaning Image guide meaning Image hierarchy meaning Image processing meaning Image recognition meaning Image reconstruction meaning Image resolution meaning Image restoration meaning Image reversal meaning Image segmentation meaning Image smoothing meaning Image theory meaning Image understanding meaning Imaginary power meaning Imaging modalities meaning Imc meaning Immediate addressing meaning Immediate operand meaning Immersed flow meaning Immunity to a disturbance meaning Impact excitation meaning Impatt diode meaning Impedance meaning Impedance matching network meaning Impedance measurement meaning Impedance parameters meaning Impedance relay meaning Impedance scaling meaning Impedance standard substrate (iss) meaning Impedance transformation meaning Implicant meaning Implied addressing meaning Imprecision meaning Impulse meaning Impulse breakdown meaning Impulse generator meaning Impulse noise meaning Impulsive transient meaning In-circuit emulator (ice) meaning In-line gun meaning In-order issue meaning Ina meaning Incandescent lamp meaning Incident power meaning Incoherent illumination meaning Incoherent light meaning Increment meaning Incremental encoder meaning Incremental model meaning Incrementally linear system meaning Independent and identically distributed (iid) meaning Independent event meaning Independent joint control meaning Index meaning Index grating meaning Index of fuzziness meaning Index of refraction meaning Index register meaning Index-guided laser meaning Index-guided laser diode meaning Indexing meaning Indicator meaning Indirect addressing meaning Indirect weld parameters (iwp) meaning Induction furnace meaning Induction generator meaning Induction machine meaning Induction motor meaning Induction regulator meaning Induction theorem meaning Inductive coupling meaning Inductive discontinuity meaning Inductor meaning Industrial robot meaning Inelastic scattering meaning Inertia constant meaning Inertial confinement meaning Inference engine meaning Infinite bus meaning Infinite symmetric exponential filter (isef) meaning Infrared detector meaning Infrared (ir) meaning Infrared laser meaning Inhibit sense multiple access (isma) pro- tocol meaning Inhomogeneous medium meaning Initialize meaning Injection locking meaning Input meaning Input admittance meaning Input backoff meaning Input buffer meaning Input current shaping meaning Input device meaning Input impedance meaning Input layer meaning Input return loss meaning Input routine meaning Input stability circle meaning Input vector meaning Input-output curve meaning Insertion loss meaning Insolation meaning Input/output channel (i/o channel) meaning Input/output port meaning Inr meaning Instantaneous meaning Instantaneous contact meaning Instantaneous frequency meaning Instantaneous overcurrent relay meaning Instantaneous-trip circuit breaker meaning Instar meaning Instar configuration meaning Institute of electrical and electronics en- gineers (ieee) meaning Instruction access fault meaning Instruction cache meaning Instruction decoder meaning Instruction decoder unit meaning Instruction fetch unit meaning Instruction field meaning Instruction format meaning Instruction pipeline meaning Instruction pool meaning Instruction prefix meaning Instruction reordering meaning Instruction repertoire meaning Instruction scheduling meaning Instruction set meaning Instruction window meaning Instruction-level parallelism meaning Insulated gate bipolar junction transistor (igbt) meaning Insulation class meaning Insulation coordination meaning Insulation resistance meaning Insulator meaning Insulator string meaning Integer meaning Integral equation meaning Integrated project support environment meaning Integral horsepower motor meaning Integrated aotf meaning Integrated circuit (ic) meaning Integrity (of data) meaning Intelligence meaning Intelligent material meaning Intelligibility meaning Intensity meaning Intensity average meaning Intensity modulation meaning Inter-area mode oscillation meaning Inter-cell interference meaning Inter-feature distance meaning Inter-record gap meaning Interaction region meaning Interconnect meaning Interconnection density meaning Interconnections and packaging (i&p) meaning Interdigital capacitor meaning Interdigital filter meaning Interface meaning Interface state meaning Interface trap meaning Interference meaning Interference cancellation meaning Interference channel meaning Interframe meaning Interframe coding meaning Interframe prediction meaning Interharmonic component meaning Interlaced meaning Interlaced scanning meaning Interleaved memory meaning Interleaving meaning Interlock meaning Intermediate frequency (if) meaning Intermittent fault meaning Intermodulation distortion meaning Intermodulation intercept point meaning Internal bus meaning Internal forwarding meaning Internal memory meaning Internal model principle meaning Internal photoemission meaning International electro-technical commis- sion (iec) meaning Interpolation meaning Interpreter meaning Interprocess communication (ipc) meaning Interrupt meaning Interrupt descriptor table meaning Interrupt disable meaning Interrupt enable meaning Interrupt mask meaning Interrupt priority meaning Interrupt-driven i/o meaning Interrupting capacity meaning Interruption meaning Intersubband laser meaning Intersymbol interference (isi) meaning Intersymbol interference postcursor meaning Intertie meaning Intra-chip optical interconnect meaning Intrafield predictor for television meaning Intraframe meaning Intraframe coding meaning Intrinsic meaning Intrinsic coercive force meaning Intrinsic demagnetization curve meaning Intrinsic semiconductor meaning Invalid entry meaning Inverse chebychev filter meaning Inverse dynamics linearizing control meaning Inverse laplace transform meaning Inverse scattering theory meaning Inverse translation buffer (itb) meaning Inverse wavelet transform meaning Inversion meaning Inversion layer meaning Inversion symmetry meaning Inversionless laser meaning Inverted magnetron meaning Inverted page table meaning Inverter meaning Ion beam lithography meaning Ion implantation meaning Ionic transition meaning Ionized vapor meaning Ionizing radiation meaning Ionosphere meaning Ipc meaning Ir meaning Ire meaning Iron core transformer meaning Irradiated fuel meaning Irreducible polynomial meaning Irreversible loss meaning Irvq meaning Is-95 meaning Isdn meaning Isef meaning Isi meaning Isma meaning Iso meaning Isodata meaning Isofocal bias meaning Isofocal linewidth meaning Isokeraunic map meaning Isolated meaning Isolated buck-boost converter meaning Isolated i/o meaning Isolation meaning Isolation switch meaning Isolator meaning Isotropic medium meaning Iss meaning Itb meaning Iterative coordination meaning Iwp meaning Jacobian of the manipulator meaning Jacobian transpose meaning Jantxv meaning Jfet meaning Jitter meaning Johnson noise meaning Joint meaning Joint detection meaning Joint electron device engineering coun- cil (jedec) meaning Joint flexibility meaning Joint offset meaning Joint stiffness meaning Joint tactical information distribution system (jtids) meaning Joint transform correlator meaning Joystick meaning Jpeg meaning Jpeg baseline meaning Jtfa meaning Jtids meaning Jumper meaning Jumping jack meaning Junction capacitance meaning Junction-to-case thermal resistance meaning K-factor rating meaning K-nearest neighbor algorithm meaning Kalman decomposition of linear systems meaning Karhunen–loeve transform (klt) meaning Karnaugh map meaning Kcl meaning Kcmil meaning Kdp meaning Kerr coefficients meaning Kerr effect meaning Key meaning Keyboard controller meaning Keystone distortion meaning Kgd meaning Kilby, jack st. Clair meaning Kilovar meaning Kilovolt-ampere (kva) meaning Kilowatt-hour (kwh) meaning Kinematic calibration meaning Kinematic singularity meaning Kinetic energy meaning Kinetic energy conservation principle meaning Kirchoff’s current law (kcl) meaning Kirchoff’s laws meaning Kirchoff’s voltage law (kvl) meaning Kleinman symmetry meaning Klt meaning Klydonograph meaning Knob-and-tube wiring meaning Knowledge engineering meaning Knowlton’s technique meaning Known good die (kgd) meaning Kogelnik transformation meaning Kohonen network meaning Kolmogorov complexity meaning Kramer drive meaning Kramer’s generalization meaning Kramers–kronig relations meaning Kronecker delta function meaning Kullback–liebler distance meaning Kuroda’s identities meaning Kva meaning Kvhler illumination meaning Kvl meaning L-band meaning L-l meaning Label meaning Labeling meaning Ladder diagram meaning Lag circuit meaning Lag network meaning Lag-lead network meaning Lagrange stable state meaning Lagrangian interpolation meaning Laguerre–gaussian beam meaning Lamb dip meaning Lambda system meaning Lambert’s cosine law meaning Lambertian source meaning Lamination meaning Land pattern meaning Landauer formula meaning Lange coupler meaning Laos meaning Lap winding meaning Lapped orthogonal transform (lot) meaning Laser amplifier meaning Laser array meaning Laser beam meaning Laser efficiency meaning Laser medium meaning Laser oscillator meaning Laser pumping meaning Laser threshold meaning Last-in-first-out (lifo) meaning Latch meaning Latency meaning Lateral meaning Lateral inhibition meaning Lateral superlattice meaning Lattice vq meaning Law of the first wavefront meaning Layout meaning Lcd meaning Lci meaning Lclv meaning Ldd meaning Lead meaning Leader meaning Leader-follower game meaning Leading-edge triggered meaning Leakage meaning Leakage flux meaning Leakage reactance meaning Leaky modes meaning Leaky wave meaning Learning meaning Learning law meaning Learning rate meaning Learning rule meaning Least recently used (lru) algorithm meaning Least squares solution meaning Least-significant bit (lsb) meaning Least-square-error fit meaning Led meaning Lef meaning Left–right models meaning Legacy system meaning Lempel–ziv coding meaning Lens array meaning Lens design meaning Lenslet array interconnect meaning Level crossing rate meaning Level-triggered levenshtein distance lfsr liapunoff liapunov meaning Lichtenburg figure meaning Lid meaning Lie derivative meaning Lifetime broadening meaning Lifo meaning Lift-off process meaning Light emitting diode (led) meaning Light guide meaning Light pen meaning Light scattering meaning Light valve meaning Light-activated silicon controlled rectifier meaning Light-amplifying optical switch (laos) meaning Lighting effectiveness factor (lef) meaning Lightly doped drain (ldd) meaning Lightning arrestor meaning Lightning choke meaning Lightwave communications meaning Lightwave technology meaning Likelihood ratio test meaning Limit cycle meaning Limited-look-ahead control meaning Limiting spatial resolution meaning Linde–buzo–gray (lbg) algorithm meaning Line meaning Line broadening meaning Line code meaning Line conditioner meaning Line detection meaning Line drop compensator meaning Line hose meaning Line of sight (los) meaning Line outage distribution factor meaning Line rate meaning Line shape function meaning Line spread function meaning Line to line fault meaning Line width meaning Line-connected reactor meaning Line-current harmonic meaning Line-reflect-reflect-match (lrrm) calibra- tion meaning Line-to-line run-length difference coding meaning Line-to-line voltage meaning Linear approximation meaning Linear generator meaning Linear interpolation meaning Linear code meaning Linear dynamic range of bragg cell meaning Linear medium meaning Linear motor meaning Linear multistep method meaning Linear network meaning Linear polarization meaning Linear prediction meaning Linear quadratic control meaning Linear quadratic gaussian control meaning Linear response meaning Linear scalar quantization meaning Linear scrambler ccccs cs meaning Linear separation meaning Linear sq meaning Linear-feedback shift register (lfsr) meaning Linguistic hedge meaning Linville stability factor meaning Link inertial parameters meaning Linkage flux meaning Lipschitz continuous system meaning Liquid crystal meaning Liquid crystal display (lcd) meaning Liquid crystal on silicon (slm) meaning Liquid laser meaning Lisn meaning List decoding meaning List of capabilities meaning Literal meaning Lithium niobate (linbo) meaning Little endian meaning Live insertion meaning Live tank breaker meaning Livelock meaning Llf meaning Lloyd–max sq meaning Llse meaning Lms meaning Lms algorithm meaning Lna meaning Load balancing meaning Load break device meaning Load buffer meaning Load bypass meaning Load center meaning Load flow study meaning Load instruction meaning Load line meaning Load mismatch meaning Load tap changer (ltc) meaning Load torque meaning Load-pull meaning Load/store architecture meaning Load/store unit meaning Local area network meaning Local bus meaning Local decision unit meaning Local decision variable meaning Local field effect meaning Local memory meaning Local minimum meaning Local mode oscillation meaning Local stability meaning Local wavelength meaning Locality meaning Lock-in amplifier meaning Lock-out meaning Lock-up-free cache meaning Locos meaning Log periodic antenna meaning Locked-rotor torque meaning Locking meaning Lockout meaning Logarithmic quantization meaning Logic analyser meaning Logic level meaning Logical register meaning Logical shift meaning Long code meaning Long duration meaning Long integer meaning Long-term stability meaning Longitudinal excitation meaning Longitudinal mode meaning Longitudinal redundancy check meaning Longitudinal section meaning Look-ahead carry meaning Lookbehind meaning Loop meaning Loop analysis meaning Loop antenna meaning Loop feeder meaning Loop filter meaning Loop network meaning Loop primary feeder meaning Loop system meaning Loop-set meaning Loosely coupled multiprocessor meaning Lorentz force meaning Lorentz medium meaning Lorentzian line shape meaning Lorentzian lineshape function meaning Los meaning Loss meaning Loss coefficient meaning Loss factor meaning Loss of service meaning Loss tangent meaning Lossless coding meaning Lossless compression meaning Lossless predictive coding meaning Lossless source coding meaning Lossless source encoding meaning Lossy coding meaning Lossy encoding meaning Lossy source coding meaning Lot meaning Low byte meaning Low level waste meaning Low noise amplifier (lna) meaning Low order interleaving meaning Low side meaning Low state meaning Low voltage holding coil meaning Low-power tv (lptv) meaning Low-pressure discharge meaning Lower frequency band edge meaning Lower side frequency meaning Lptv meaning Lq control meaning Lrm calibration meaning Lrrm calibration meaning Lru meaning Lru replacement meaning Lru stack meaning Ls algorithm meaning Lsb meaning Lsi meaning Ltc meaning Lti meaning Lumen meaning Luminance meaning Luminous efficiency meaning Lvq meaning Xxf xx meaning Lyapunov’s indirect method meaning Lz77 meaning Lz78 meaning Mach band meaning M (mega) meaning M-algorithm meaning M-phase oscillator meaning Machine interference meaning Machine language meaning Machine vision meaning Macro meaning Macro cell meaning Macro shadowing meaning Macroinstruction meaning Macroprogram meaning Macrotiming diagram meaning Mad meaning Made electrode meaning Magic t meaning Magic t junction meaning Magic tee meaning Maglev meaning Magnet meaning Magnetic actuator meaning Magnetic bearing meaning Magnetic bias meaning Magnetic brake meaning Magnetic charge density meaning Magnetic circuit meaning Magnetic clamp meaning Magnetic damper meaning Magnetic dipole meaning Magnetic disk meaning Magnetic drive meaning Magnetic drum meaning Magnetic field meaning Magnetic field integral equation (mfie) meaning Magnetic flux density meaning Magnetic head meaning Magnetic induction meaning Magnetic leakage meaning Magnetic length meaning Magnetic levitation meaning Magnetic loss meaning Magnetic moment meaning Magnetic monopole meaning Magnetic motor starter meaning Magnetic orientation meaning Magnetic overload meaning Magnetic permeability meaning Magnetic polarization vector meaning Magnetic quardrupole meaning Magnetic recording air gap meaning Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) meaning Magnetic stabilization meaning Magnetic susceptibility meaning Magnetic suspension meaning Magnetic tape meaning Magnetic torque coupling meaning Magnetic vector potential meaning Magnetization curve meaning Magneto plasma meaning Magneto-hydrodynamic (mhd) genera- tor meaning Magneto-optic bragg cell meaning Magneto-optical kerr effect meaning Magneto-resistive head meaning Magnetoimpedance meaning Magnetoresistance meaning Magnetostriction meaning Magnetostrictive smart material meaning Magnitude meaning Magnitude squared coherence (msc) meaning Magnon meaning Mahalanobis distance meaning Mai meaning Mailbox meaning Main switch meaning Mains voltage meaning Mainframe meaning Maintainability meaning Maintenance meaning Major orbit meaning Majority carrier meaning Majority-logic decoding meaning Male connector meaning Man meaning Management by exception meaning Manhattan distance meaning Manipulated input meaning Manipulator workspace meaning Manley–rowe criteria meaning Manley–rowe relations meaning Mantissa meaning Manually-controlled shunt capacitors meaning Map meaning Map estimator meaning Mapping meaning Mar meaning Marconi, guglielmo meaning Markov process meaning Marx generator meaning Maser amplifier meaning Maser oscillator meaning Mask meaning Mask aligner meaning Mask biasing meaning Mask blank meaning Maskable interrupt meaning Masking meaning Mass storage meaning Massively parallel architecture meaning Massively parallel processor meaning Master copy meaning Master-oscillator-power-amplifier (mopa) meaning Master–slave flip-flop meaning Matched filter meaning Matched load meaning Matched uncertainty meaning Matching elements meaning Matching stub meaning Material dispersion meaning Math coprocessor meaning Mathematical modeling meaning Matrix addressing meaning Matrix element meaning Mauchley, john graham meaning Max operation meaning Max–lloyd sq meaning Max-min composition meaning Maximally flat delay (mhd) filter meaning Maximum accumulated matching meaning Maximum effective aperture meaning Maximum entropy meaning Maximum matching meaning Maximum excitation limiter meaning Maximum input power meaning Maximum-likelihood meaning Maximum-likelihood decoding meaning Maxterm meaning Mbe meaning Mbp meaning Mcm-d meaning Mcm-l meaning Mcp meaning Mcr meaning Mct meaning Mda meaning Mdr meaning Mean meaning Mdt meaning Mean free path meaning Mean of a random variable meaning Mean of a stochastic process meaning Mean pyramids meaning Mean-q convergence meaning Mean-square estimation meaning Mean/residual vector quantization (mrvq) meaning Mean time to repair (mttr) meaning Mechanical loss meaning Medial axis meaning Medical imaging meaning Medium-scale integration (msi) meaning Megacell meaning Megaflop (mflop) meaning Meggar meaning Mel scale meaning Melting time meaning Membership function meaning Membership grade meaning Membrane probe meaning Memory meaning Memory access time meaning Memory address computation meaning Memory allocation meaning Memory bandwidth meaning Memory bank meaning Memory bank conflict meaning Memory block meaning Memory bounds register meaning Memory cell meaning Memory cycle meaning Memory cycle time meaning Memory data register (mdr) meaning Memory density meaning Memory element meaning Memory fragmentation meaning Memory hierarchy meaning Memory interleaving meaning Memory latency meaning Memory mapping meaning Memory module meaning Memory port meaning Memory protection meaning Memory refresh meaning Memory select line meaning Memory stride meaning Memory width meaning Memory word meaning Mems meaning Mems for microwave meaning Mercurous chloride meaning Mercury delay-line memory meaning Meridional ray meaning Mesfet meaning Mesh analysis meaning Mesh networks meaning Meshed network meaning Message passing meaning Message switching meaning Message-passing system meaning Messenger cable meaning Messenger wire meaning Metabolic process meaning Metadyne meaning Metal halide meaning Transistor (mesfet) meaning Metal–insulator–metal (mim) capacitor meaning Metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (mocvd or omcvd) meaning Metal-oxide semiconductor (mos) meaning Thyristor (mct) meaning Metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (mosfet) meaning Metal-oxide semiconductor memory meaning Metal-oxide varistor meaning Metallization meaning Meteor burst communication meaning Method of moments (mom) meaning Method of successive projections meaning Metric meaning Metrology meaning Metropolitan-area network (man) meaning Mfd filter meaning Mfie meaning Mflop meaning Mhd meaning Mhz meaning Micro cell meaning Micro shadowing meaning Microchannel diode meaning Microchannel-plate spatial light modula- tor (mslm) meaning Tor logic gate meaning Microcode meaning Microcontroller meaning Microelectromechanical system (mems) meaning Microelectromechanical system (mems) for microwave meaning Microlithography meaning Micromemory meaning Microphone meaning Microprocessor meaning Microprogram meaning Microscopy meaning Microsensor meaning Microstrip meaning Microstrip patch antenna meaning Microwave meaning Microwave coplanar probe meaning Microwave transition analyzer meaning Mie scattering meaning Mildly nonlinear meaning Miller capacitance meaning Miller effect meaning Miller oscillator meaning Mim capacitor meaning Mimd meaning Mimo system meaning Min operation meaning Min-max control meaning Mini-stepping meaning Minicell meaning Minimal realization meaning Minimax estimate meaning Minimum distance meaning Minimum energy control of linear systems meaning Minimum excitation limiter meaning Minimum free distance meaning Minimum noise factor meaning Minisub meaning Minimum polynomial meaning Minimum time-to-clear meaning Minimum time-to-melt meaning Minimum-shift keying (msk) meaning Minor hysteresis loop meaning Minority carrier meaning Minterm meaning Mips meaning Mirror meaning Mirroring meaning Misd meaning Miss probability meaning Miss rate meaning Miss ratio meaning Missile terminal guidance seeker meaning Mixed a/d simulator meaning Mixed method coordination meaning Mixing amplifier meaning Ml meaning Mlr meaning Mmf meaning Mmic meaning Mmse meaning Mmu meaning Mnos meaning Mobile data terminal (mdt) meaning Mobile station meaning Mobile charge meaning Mobile ion meaning Mobile robot meaning Modal analysis meaning Modal expansion meaning Modal solution meaning Modality meaning Modality-specific meaning Mode meaning Mode filter meaning Mode matching meaning Mode-locking meaning Model based image coding meaning Modeling meaning Modem meaning Modem-fec coding meaning Moderator meaning Modified nodal formulation meaning Modularity meaning Modulated filter bank meaning Modulating signal meaning Modulation meaning Modulation efficiency meaning Modulation property meaning Modulation transfer function (mtf) meaning Modulator meaning Modus ponens meaning Modus tollens meaning Moire pattern meaning Molecular beam meaning Molecular beam epitaxy (mbe) meaning Molecular transition meaning Molecular vapor meaning Mollow gain meaning Mom meaning Moment meaning Monochrome display adapter (mda) meaning Moment method meaning Momentary monitoring meaning Momentary overvoltage meaning Momentum relaxation time meaning Monaural attribute meaning Monitor meaning Monitor display meaning Monochromatic light meaning Monochrome meaning Monolayer meaning Monolithic microwave integrated circuit (mmic) meaning Monopole meaning Monostatic scattering meaning Monte carlo method meaning Moore’s law meaning Mopa meaning Mops meaning Morphological operator meaning Morphological skeleton meaning Morphology meaning Morphotropic phase boundary (mpb) meaning Mos meaning Mos memory meaning Mosfet meaning Mosis meaning Mother wavelet meaning Motherboard meaning Motion analysis meaning Motion compensation meaning Motion estimation meaning Motion measurement meaning Motion segmentation meaning Motion vector meaning Motional time constant meaning Motor meaning Motor circuit meaning Motor control center meaning Motor control circuit meaning Motor current signature analysis meaning Motor operated switch meaning Motor starter meaning Mov meaning Move instruction meaning Movpe meaning Mox meaning Mpe meaning Mpeg meaning Mppc meaning Mqw meaning Mri meaning Mrvq meaning Msc meaning Mse meaning Msg msi msk meaning Mslm meaning Mslm logic gate meaning Mtf meaning Mttf meaning Mttr meaning Multi-carrier communications meaning Multi-carrier modulation meaning Multi-mode code meaning Multi-mode fiber meaning Multi-mode oscillation meaning Multi-phase oscillator meaning Multi-resolution analysis meaning Multi-user cdma meaning Multi-user detection meaning Multi-user receiver meaning Multi-variable system (mv) meaning Multichannel acousto-optic device meaning Multilayer control meaning Multilayer perceptron meaning Multilayer resist (mlr) meaning Multilevel cache meaning Multilevel code meaning Multilevel memory meaning Multilevel optimization meaning Multimedia meaning Multipath meaning Multipath propagation meaning Multiple access channel meaning Multiple instruction multiple data (mimd) architecture meaning Multiple instruction single data (misd) architecture meaning Multiple quantum well (mqw) meaning Multiple scattering meaning Multiple signal classification (music) meaning Multiple-access time-division meaning Multiple-operand instruction meaning Multiplex meaning Multiplexer meaning Multiplexer channel meaning Multiplication pattern meaning Multiplicative acousto-optic processing meaning Multiplier meaning Multiplying d/a meaning Multipoint bus meaning Multiport meaning Multiprogramming meaning Multipulse converter meaning Multirate signal processing meaning Multiscale meaning Multispectral image meaning Multispeed motor meaning Multistage detection meaning Multistage interconnection network meaning Multistage subset decoding meaning Multistage vector quantization meaning Mutual exclusion meaning Mutual inductance meaning Multitone testing meaning Muse meaning Music meaning Mv meaning Mwir laser meaning N-well meaning Na meaning Nakagami fading meaning Nand gate meaning Nano meaning Nanocell meaning Nanoelectronics meaning Nanometer meaning Narrow-band fading meaning Narrow-band filter meaning Narrow band fm meaning Nasal meaning Nfpa meaning Nastran meaning National electrical code (nec) meaning National electrical manufacturers asso- ciation (nema) meaning Natural commutation meaning Natural constraint meaning Natural laser meaning Nautical mile (nm) meaning Nbi meaning Ndr meaning Near infrared meaning Near–far effect meaning Nec meaning Necker cube meaning Neesla meaning Negation operator meaning Negative definite function meaning Negative photoresist meaning Negative resistance oscillator meaning Negative semidefinite function meaning Negative sequence overcurrent relay meaning Negative transition angle meaning Negative-positive-zero (npo) meaning Negative-sequence impedance meaning Negative-sequence reactance meaning Neighborhood operation meaning Nema meaning Nema code letter meaning Nema size meaning Nema type meaning Nematic meaning Nematic liquid crystal meaning Neodymium-iron-boron meaning Neper meaning Nested structure meaning Nested subroutine meaning Network analyzer meaning Network distribution system meaning Network function meaning Network measurement division (nmd) connector meaning Network pruning meaning Network time constant meaning Network weight meaning Neural network meaning Neuro-fuzzy control system meaning Neuron meaning Neutral axis meaning Neutral meaning Neutral plane meaning Neutral zone meaning Neutrino laser meaning New york city blackout meaning Newton–euler recursive algorithm meaning Newton–raphson method meaning Neyman–pearson detector meaning Nfpa meaning Nibble meaning Nic meaning Night vision meaning Nmd connector meaning Nmi meaning Nmos meaning No fetch on write meaning No load tap changer meaning No-op meaning No-write allocate meaning Nodal system meaning Node meaning Node analysis meaning Noise floor meaning Noise circles meaning Noise factor meaning Noise rejection meaning Noise smoothing meaning Noise spectrum meaning Noise subspace meaning Noise suppression meaning Noise whitening meaning Noiseless source coding meaning Noiseless source coding theorem meaning Noisy channel vector quantization meaning Noisy channel vq meaning Noisy source coding meaning Nominal voltage meaning Non-customer-call meaning Non-return-to-zero recording meaning Non-time delay fuse meaning Non-transposition meaning Nonallocate on write meaning Nonblocking cache meaning Noncausal system meaning Noncentrosymmetric medium meaning Noncoherent meaning Able filter meaning Noncooperative game meaning Nondegenerate network meaning Nondestructive readout meaning Nondispersive medium meaning Nonfuzzy output meaning Nonhomogeneous linear estimator meaning Noninteraction of photons meaning Noninvertible system meaning Nonlinear dielectric property meaning Nonlinear distortion meaning Nonlinear electro-acoustic property meaning Nonlinear electro-optic property meaning Nonlinear filter meaning Nonlinear load meaning Nonlinear mean-square estimate meaning Nonlinear medium meaning Nonlinear model meaning Nonlinear system meaning Nonlinear response meaning Nonlinear schro¨dinger equation meaning Nonlinear-optic logic gate meaning Nonlinear-optic material meaning Nonlinearity meaning Nonmaskable interrupt (nmi) meaning Nonrecursive equation meaning Nonredundant number system meaning Nonremovable disk meaning Nonrigid body motion meaning Nonsaturated region meaning Nonseparable data meaning Nonparabolic band meaning Nonparametric estimation meaning Nonradiating dielectric (nrd) waveguide meaning Nonuniformly excited equally spaced lin- ear array (neesla) meaning Nonunity feedback meaning Nonvolatile meaning Nonvolatile random-access memory (nvram) meaning Norator meaning Normal dispersion meaning Normal distribution meaning Normal tree meaning Normal vector meaning Normalization meaning Normalized number meaning Normally closed contact meaning Normally closed, time to close meaning Normally open, time to close meaning Northeast blackout meaning Norton theorem meaning Not meaning Notch meaning Noyce, robert n. meaning Npo meaning Npr meaning Nrc meaning Nrd waveguide meaning Nre meaning Ntsc meaning Nubus meaning Nuclear fuel meaning Nuclear fuel management meaning Nuclear magnetic resonance meaning Nuclear reaction meaning Null meaning Null space meaning Null steering meaning Null-to-null bandwidth meaning Nullator meaning Number system meaning Nureg meaning Nvram meaning Nybble meaning Nyquist a/d converter meaning Nyquist criterion meaning Nyquist frequency meaning Nyquist noise meaning Nyquist rate meaning Object meaning Object based coding meaning Object code meaning Object detection meaning Object measurement meaning Object orientation meaning Object type meaning Object-oriented analysis meaning Object-oriented design meaning Object-oriented methodology meaning Object-oriented programming meaning Objective lens meaning Observability meaning Occupancy of energy levels meaning Ocr meaning Octal number system meaning Octave meaning Observer meaning Occ meaning Odd function meaning Odd order response meaning Odd-mode characteristic impedance meaning Odp meaning Odp code meaning Ofd code meaning Ofdm meaning Off-axis illumination meaning Off-line testing meaning Offset meaning Ohm’s law meaning Ohmic contact meaning Ohmic loss meaning Ohmic medium meaning Ohmic region meaning Oil circuit breaker meaning Oil-filled transformer meaning Oil-paper insulation meaning Olap meaning Ole meaning Omnidirectional antenna meaning On-line error detection meaning On-line memory meaning On-line optimization interval meaning On-line testing meaning On–off keying (ook) meaning One decibel desensitization point meaning One-cycle control (occ) meaning One-dimensional coding scheme meaning One-dimensional space integrating corre- lator meaning One-level memory meaning One-level storage meaning One-line diagram meaning One-out-of-n coding meaning One-port device meaning One-step-ahead control meaning Ontogenic network meaning Ook meaning Op-amp meaning Opc meaning Open kinematic chain meaning Open loop gain meaning Open system architecture meaning Open systems interconnection (ost) model meaning Open waveguide meaning Open-circuit test meaning Open-circuit quarter-wave transmission line meaning Open-loop gain meaning Operand address meaning Operating point meaning Operating system meaning Operating temperature meaning Operation meaning Operational control meaning Operational space meaning Operational space control meaning Operator meaning Opposition effect meaning Optical adder meaning Optical amplifier meaning Optical bistability meaning Optical bus meaning Optical cavity meaning Optical character recognition (ocr) meaning Optical circulator meaning Optical computing meaning Optical demultiplexer meaning Optical disk meaning Optical energy meaning Optical fiber meaning Optical fiber signal distortion meaning Optical flux meaning Optical fourier transform meaning Optical full adder meaning Optical gain meaning Optical guided-wave device meaning Optical half adder meaning Optical inference engine meaning Optical invariant meaning Optical isolator meaning Optical kerr effect meaning Optical linear algebraic processor (olap) meaning Optical logic meaning Optical logic gate meaning Optical logical etalon (ole) meaning Optical maser meaning Optical modulator meaning Optical path meaning Optical path length meaning Optical potential transformer (opt) meaning Optical processing meaning Optical proximity correction (opc) meaning Optical proximity effect meaning Optical rectification meaning Optical repeater meaning Optical representation of binary numbers meaning Optical resonator meaning Optical signal processing meaning Optical soliton meaning Optical time-domain reflectometer optical fiber meaning Optically inhomogeneous medium meaning Optimal decision meaning Optimization meaning Optimizing control layer meaning Optimum coupling meaning Optimum free distance (ofd) code meaning Optode meaning Optoelectronic integrated circuit (oeic) meaning Optoelectronics meaning Optrode meaning Or gate meaning Oral cavity meaning Orange book meaning Ordinary refractive index meaning Ordinary wave meaning Orientation meaning Orthogonal frequency division multiplex (ofdm) meaning Orthogonal wavelet meaning Oscillation condition meaning Oscillation frequency meaning Oscillation threshold meaning Oscillator meaning Oscillatory transient meaning Otdr optical fiber meaning Out-of-order issue meaning Out-of-step meaning Out-of-step relay meaning Outage meaning Outage inferencing meaning Outlier meaning Output backoff meaning Output block meaning Output buffer meaning Output dependency meaning Output filter meaning Output impedance meaning Output neuron layer meaning Output return loss meaning Output routine meaning Output swing meaning Output vector meaning Outstar configuration meaning Outstar rule meaning Overcurrent meaning Overcurrent protection meaning Overcurrent relay meaning Overexcited meaning Overlap angle meaning Overlapped execution meaning Overlay meaning Overload meaning Overload heater meaning Overload relay meaning Overmoded meaning Oversampling meaning Oversampling converter meaning Overshoot meaning Overvoltage meaning Overvoltage relay meaning Oxidation meaning Oxide charge meaning Oxide trap meaning P meaning Pdc meaning Pinput meaning Pload meaning Pref meaning P-channel mosfet meaning P-i-n photodiode meaning P-n junction meaning P-well meaning P1db meaning Pac learning meaning Package meaning Packed decimal meaning Packet reservation multiple access (prma) meaning Packet switching meaning Packet-switched bus meaning Pad meaning Pad-mount transformer meaning Page meaning Page fault meaning Page frame meaning Page miss penalty meaning Page offset meaning Page printing meaning Page-fault-frequency replacement meaning Page-mode dram meaning Page-printing printer meaning Paged-segment meaning Paging meaning Pagourek–witsenhausen paradox meaning Pal meaning Pam meaning Pam system meaning Panelboard meaning Pantograph meaning Papoulis’ generalization meaning Parabolic index profile meaning Parabolic reflector meaning Paraelectric meaning Parallel adder meaning Parallel architecture meaning Parallel bus meaning Parallel computing meaning Parallel data transfer meaning Parallel feed meaning Parallel i/o meaning Parallel i/o interface meaning Parallel input/output meaning Parallel interference cancellation meaning Parallel manipulator meaning Parallel plate waveguide meaning Parallel port meaning Parallel processing meaning Parallel transmission meaning Parallel-transfer disk meaning Parallelism meaning Parallelogram mechanism meaning Paramagnetic meaning Parameter coding meaning Parameter estimation meaning Parameter space meaning Parametric amplification meaning Parametric coding meaning Parametric oscillator meaning Parasitic inductance meaning Parasitic reactance meaning Parasitic resistance meaning Paraxial approximation meaning Paraxial optics meaning Paraxial ray meaning Paraxial wave meaning Parcor coefficients meaning Parity meaning Parity detection circuit meaning Parity-check code meaning Park’s transformation meaning Parking meaning Parse tree meaning Parseval’s equation meaning Partial coherence meaning Partial element equivalent method meaning Partially coherent illumination meaning Partial restoration meaning Partial-correlation parameters meaning Partition noise meaning Partition table meaning Partitioned process meaning Passband meaning Passband edge meaning Passband ripple meaning Passive backplane meaning Passive filter meaning Passive magnetic bearing meaning Passive network meaning Passive optical network meaning Passive redundancy meaning Path meaning Path-delay testing meaning Path-set meaning Patrolling meaning Pattern meaning Pattern matching meaning Pattern sensitive meaning Patterning meaning Pause instruction meaning Payload meaning Pc meaning Pca meaning Pcm meaning Pdc meaning Pdf meaning Pdp meaning Pdu meaning Pe meaning Peak accumulation mode meaning Peak detector meaning Peak let-through current meaning Peaking unit meaning Pearl street station meaning Peb meaning Pec meaning Pel meaning Pellicle meaning Penalty function meaning Penstock meaning Pentode meaning Per-unit system meaning Percent impedance meaning Percent system meaning Perceptual coding meaning Perfect electric conductor (pec) meaning Perfect reconstruction meaning Performability meaning Periodic convolution meaning Periodic structure meaning Peripheral meaning Peripheral adapter meaning Peripheral control unit meaning Peripheral controller meaning Peripheral device meaning Peripheral processor meaning Peripheral transfer meaning Permalloy meaning Permanent fault meaning Permanent magnet (pm) meaning Permanent magnet ac motor meaning Permanent magnet brushless dc machine meaning Permanent magnet dc machine meaning Permanent magnet machine meaning Permanent magnet stepper motor meaning Permeameter meaning Permeance coefficient meaning Permission meaning Permittivity meaning Persistent current meaning Persistent spectral hole burning meaning Personal computer meaning Personal communications services (pcs) meaning Personal digital cellular (pdc) meaning Perspective inversion meaning Perturbations of controllable systems meaning Pet meaning Petersen coil meaning Petticoat meaning Pfn meaning Pga meaning Phase alternate line (pal) meaning Phase breaking meaning Phase comparator meaning Phase conjugate mirror meaning Phase conjugation meaning Phase conjugator meaning Phase constant meaning Phase detector gain meaning Phase deviation meaning Phase discriminator meaning Phase distortion meaning Phase error meaning Phase grating meaning Phase interrupting collision meaning Phase modulation meaning Phase modulator meaning Phase noise meaning Phase parameter meaning Phase plane meaning Phase plate meaning Phase ripple meaning Phase sensitive measurement meaning Phase sequence indicator meaning Phase spectrum meaning Phase-controlled converter meaning Phase-controlled oscillator meaning Phase-shifting mask meaning Phase-to-phase fault meaning Phased array meaning Phased array antenna meaning Phoneme meaning Phonemics meaning Phones meaning Phonetics meaning Phonon meaning Phonon maser meaning Phosphorescence meaning Photoelastic effect meaning Photoelectric effect meaning Photogalvanic effect meaning Photolithography meaning Photomask meaning Photon meaning Photon lifetime meaning Photon noise meaning Photorefractive beam fanning meaning Photorefractive grating meaning Photoresist meaning Photoresist contrast meaning Phps meaning Phs meaning Physical address meaning Physical medium meaning Physical optics meaning Physical page number meaning Physical theory of diffraction meaning Pickup voltage meaning Picocell meaning Pierce gun meaning Pierce oscillator meaning Piezoelectric meaning Piezoelectric transducer meaning Pig meaning Piggyback board meaning Pigtail meaning Pilot carrier meaning Pilot sequence meaning Pin meaning Pin diode meaning Pin insulator meaning Pinch effect meaning Pinch-off region meaning Pinch-off voltage meaning Pincushion distortion meaning Pipe cable meaning Pipe flush meaning Pipeline chaining meaning Pipeline processor meaning Pipelined bus meaning Pipelined cache meaning Pipelining meaning Pitch angle meaning Pivoting meaning Pixel meaning Pixel adjacency meaning Pixel density meaning Pla meaning Placement meaning Planar array meaning Planar doped barrier meaning Planar magnetron meaning Planar mirror meaning Planar–optic interconnect meaning Plane earth loss meaning Plane-parallel resonator meaning Planned outage meaning Plasma meaning Pld meaning Pll meaning Plosives meaning Plossl meaning Plasmon meaning Plate meaning Platinotron meaning Platter meaning Plugging meaning Pm meaning Pma meaning Pma system meaning Pmn meaning Pmos meaning Pmu meaning Pn meaning Pn code meaning Pn code tracking meaning Pockels coefficients meaning Pockels effect meaning Pockels readout optical modulator (prom) meaning Point operation meaning Point process meaning Point source meaning Point spread function (psf) meaning Pointer meaning Poison meaning Poisson counting process meaning Polarity meaning Polarization meaning Polarization distortion meaning Pdma meaning Polarization ellipse meaning Polarization loss meaning Polarization maintaining fiber meaning Polarization mismatch meaning Polarization-sensitive device meaning Pole pitch meaning Pole top pin meaning Polychlorinated biphenyls meaning Polygon detection meaning Polygonalization meaning Pole-top transformer meaning Polyphase filter bank meaning Polyphase system meaning Polysalicide meaning Polysilicon meaning Pop instruction meaning Popcorning meaning Porous silicon meaning Port meaning Port protection device meaning Position servo meaning Positioner meaning Positive definite matrix meaning Positive photoresist meaning Positive semi-definite matrix meaning Positive transition angle meaning Possibility theory meaning Post meaning Post insulator meaning Post-apply bake meaning Post-compensator meaning Post-metal anneal (pma) meaning Postbake meaning Posterior statistics meaning Postfix meaning Postincrementation meaning Pot head meaning Potential meaning Potential coil meaning Potential source rectifier exciter meaning Potential transformer (pt) meaning Potentially unstable meaning Potentiometric sensor meaning Power meaning Power added efficiency meaning Power amplifier meaning Power angle meaning Power angle curve meaning Power broadening meaning Power control meaning Power density meaning Power disturbance meaning Power divider meaning Power factor meaning Power fault arc meaning Power flow studies meaning Power flow study meaning Power follow meaning Power follow transformer meaning Power fuse meaning Power line conditioner (plc) meaning Power monitoring unit (pmu) meaning Power on self-test (post) meaning Power optical meaning Power quality meaning Power splitter meaning Power spectral analysis meaning Power system oscillation meaning Power system security meaning Power transformer meaning Poynting vector meaning Ppl meaning Pr function meaning Practical intrafield predictor meaning Practical stability meaning Practical stabilization meaning Pram model meaning Prandtl number meaning Praseodymium doped fiber amplifier meaning Preamplifier meaning Prebake meaning Pre-emphasis meaning Precise interrupt meaning Predecrementation meaning Prediction meaning Predictive control meaning Predictive pyramid meaning Predictive sq meaning Predictive vector quantization meaning Predistorter meaning Prefetch meaning Prefetching meaning Preformat meaning Preincrementation meaning Preliminary breakdown meaning Preprocessing meaning Pressure broadening meaning Pressurized water reactor (pwr) meaning Preventive congestion control meaning Primal sketch meaning Primary meaning Primary coolant meaning Primary feeder meaning Primary voltage meaning Primary winding meaning Prime mover meaning Prime-number interleaving meaning Primitive polynomial meaning Primitive-based coding meaning Princeton architecture meaning Principal point meaning Principle of locality meaning Principle of superposition meaning Printed circuit board (pcb) meaning Prioritization coding meaning Priority encoder meaning Prism air metal (pam) system meaning Prismatic joint meaning Private key cryptography meaning Privileged mode meaning Prma meaning Procedure meaning Procedure call meaning Process meaning Process control block (pcb) meaning Process state meaning Process swap meaning Process window meaning Processing amplifier meaning Processing ensemble meaning Processing gain meaning Processor element meaning Product code meaning Product of sums (ps) meaning Program counter (pc) meaning Program status word (psw) meaning Programmable logic array (pla) meaning Programmable radio system meaning Programmable read-only memory (prom) meaning Progressive coding meaning Progressive scan meaning Progressive transmission meaning Projection printing meaning Projection receiver meaning Projection television system meaning Projective invariant meaning Prompt critical meaning Propagating mode meaning Propagation meaning Propagation constant meaning Propagation delay meaning Propagation factor meaning Propagation mode meaning Proper mode meaning Proper subgraph meaning Proportional control meaning Protection fault meaning Protective relay meaning Protective relaying meaning Protocol meaning Protocol data unit (pdu) meaning Protocol spoofing meaning Prototype filter meaning Prototyping meaning Proximity effect meaning Ps meaning Psc meaning Pseudo code meaning Pseudo-exhaustive testing meaning Pseudo-noise (pn) meaning Pseudo-noise code phase meaning Pseudo-noise code tracking meaning Pseudo-operation meaning Pseudo-random meaning Pseudo-random pattern generator meaning Pseudo-random skewing meaning Pseudo-random testing meaning Psk meaning Psnr meaning Psu meaning Psw meaning Psychovisual redundancy meaning Pu-239 meaning Public key cryptography meaning Public key cryptosystem meaning Pull-in time meaning Pull-out torque meaning Pulse meaning Pulse amplitude modulation (pam) meaning Pulse broadening meaning Pulse code modulation (pcm) meaning Pulse compression meaning Pulse doppler meaning Pulse forming network (pfn) meaning Pulse number of a converter meaning Pulse propagation meaning Pulse shape meaning Pulse spreading meaning Pulse width meaning Pulse width modulated inverter meaning Pulse-width modulated inverter meaning Pulse-width modulated switch meaning Pulse-width modulation (pwm) meaning Pulsed laser meaning Pulsed network meaning Pulsed response meaning Pumping meaning Punched card meaning Punctured code meaning Punctured convolutional code meaning Pure aloha meaning Pure longitudinal wave meaning Pure procedure meaning Pure shear wave meaning Purity meaning Purkinje region meaning Push brace meaning Push instruction meaning Push–pull amplifier meaning Push–push amplifier meaning Pv bus meaning Pwm meaning Pwm inverter meaning Pwm switch meaning Pwr meaning Pyramid coding meaning Pyramidal horn meaning Pyroelectric meaning Pzt meaning Quadratic gain profile meaning Q-switching meaning Qam meaning Qos meaning Quadratic phase coupling meaning Quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) meaning Quadrature axis (q axis) meaning Quadrature axis magnetizing armature re- actance meaning Quadrature axis subtransient reactance meaning Quadrature axis synchronous reactance meaning Quadrature detector meaning Quadrature fm demodulator meaning Quadrature hybrid meaning Quadrature modulation meaning Quadrature phased signals meaning Quadrature spreader meaning Quadrature-axis subtransient short-circuit time constant meaning Quadrature-axis transient short-circuit time constant meaning Quadrupole meaning Quadword meaning Qualification meaning Qualitative robustness meaning Quality factor (q) meaning Quality of service (qos) meaning Quantization matrix meaning Quantization of transform coefficients meaning Quantizer meaning Quantum coherence meaning Quantum dot meaning Quantum effect meaning Quantum efficiency meaning Quantum electronics meaning Quantum mottle meaning Quantum numbers meaning Quantum well infrared photodetector meaning Quantum well laser meaning Quantum wire meaning Quarter-wave symmetry meaning Quasi-linear meaning Quasi-optics meaning Quasi-tem meaning Quick gun meaning Quincunx meaning Quincunx lattice meaning R meaning Race condition meaning Raceway meaning Radar meaning Radial basis function network meaning Radial intensity histogram meaning Radial system meaning Radiating aperture meaning Radiation meaning Radiation boundary condition (rbc) meaning Radiation intensity meaning Radiation pattern meaning Radiative broadening meaning Radiative heat transfer meaning Radio astronomy meaning Radio frequency (rf) meaning Radio horizon meaning Radio local loop meaning Radiography meaning Radiology meaning Radiometer meaning Radix meaning Radon transform meaning Radwaste meaning Ram meaning Rama meaning Raman echo meaning Raman laser meaning Raman scatter meaning Raman scattering meaning Raman, sir chandrasekhara venkata meaning Raman–nath diffraction regime meaning Raman–nath mode acousto-optic spec- trum analyzer meaning Raman–nath scattering meaning Ramp meaning Ramsey fringe meaning Random access meaning Random access device meaning Random behavior meaning Random coding meaning Random logic meaning Random testing meaning Random variable meaning Random vector meaning Randomized decision rule meaning Range image x x meaning Range of jacobian meaning Rare gas meaning Rare gas halides meaning Rare gas molecule meaning Rare-earth magnet meaning Rare-earth permanent magnet meaning Raster meaning Raster coordinates meaning Raster graphics meaning Raster image meaning Raster width meaning Rate distortion function meaning Rate equation approximation meaning Rate equation model meaning Rate equations meaning Rate-adaptive digital subscriber line (rdsl) meaning Rate-compatible punctured convolutional (rcpc) code meaning Rate-distortion theory meaning Rated voltage meaning Ratio detector meaning Rational function meaning Ray equation meaning Ray optics meaning Rayleigh length meaning Ray transfer matrix meaning Rayleigh criterion meaning Rayleigh scattering meaning Rayleigh–ritz procedure meaning Rayleigh-wing scattering of light meaning Rbc meaning Rcs meaning Rct meaning Rdsl meaning Re-entrancy meaning Reactance grounded meaning Reaction meaning Reaction range meaning Reactive compensation meaning Reactive congestion control meaning Reactive ion etching meaning Reactive load meaning Reactive near field meaning Reactive power meaning Reactor meaning Reactor containment meaning Reactor core meaning Reactor refueling meaning Read ahead meaning Read phase meaning Read-after-write hazard meaning Read-modify-write cycle meaning Read-mostly memory meaning Read-only (rom) memory meaning Read/write head meaning Real address meaning Real power meaning Real-time meaning Real-time computing meaning Realization meaning Reciprocity theorem meaning Recombination meaning Recombination x-ray laser meaning Reconstruction meaning Record meaning Recording code meaning Rectangle detection meaning Rectangular cavity meaning Rectangular window meaning Rectifier meaning Recurrent coding meaning Recurrent network meaning Recursion meaning Recursive self-generating neural network (rsgnn) meaning Red book meaning Recursive filter meaning Recursive function meaning Recursive method meaning Red head meaning Reduced characteristic table meaning Reduced instruction set computer (risc) processor meaning Reduced-order model meaning Reduced-voltage motor starter meaning Redundancy encoding meaning Redundancy statistics model meaning