Word forms: (regular plural) active elements
(Electrical engineering: Semiconductor and electronic circuitry) An active element is an element capable of generating electrical energy.
⇒ The essential role of this active element is to magnify an input signal to yield a significantly larger output signal. ⇒ An active element is connected to the antenna terminals leading to the receiver or transmitter, as
opposed to a parasitic element that modifies the antenna pattern without being connected
directly. ⇒ An active element is an element capable of generating electrical energy.
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