Glossary

Potentiometer

A potentiometer is a continuously variable rotating or sliding resistance. Often a potentiometer is used as a linear resistance or linear voltage divider. It is used as the sensing element in Draw-wire Sensors. Another practical Application example is the volume control on a radio.

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