Compensation (2)

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Modifying or supplementary action (also, the effect of such action) intended to improve performances with respect to some specified characteristics.

Note:: Usually the addition of some form of damping, which involves the addition of an oscillation damper, to change the apparent characteristics of the load.

Reference: I.E.C. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

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