Definition of Bridge circuit
1. Noun. A circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected.
Generic synonyms: Circuit, Electric Circuit, Electrical Circuit
Specialized synonyms: Wheatstone Bridge
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Literary usage of Bridge circuit
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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1919)
"The duplex bridge circuit, as we saw from our earliest discussion, is applicable ... In connecting the input terminals of one bridge circuit to the output ..."
2. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"The buzzer is next put in the battery circuit, and the telephone in the bridge circuit, and the high resistance r in the bridge circuit altered until the ..."
3. The Electrical Engineer (1891)
"A simpler arrangement, however, for mutual inductance is a short solenoid in the bridge circuit superposed coaxially upon a long solenoid in the battery ..."
4. Electric Interlocking Handbook by General Railway Signal Company, Henry Muhlenberg Sperry (1913)
"bridge circuit CLOSER Ten way, controlling ten circuits. ... OPERATION OP BRIDGE CIRCUIT CLOSER The GRS bridge circuit closer with centering device is shown ..."
5. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1920)
"The fixed resistance, the contact loop, the battery, and the other relay winding form the other side of the bridge circuit. By adjusting the variable ..."
6. Electric Interlocking Handbook by the Engineering Staff of the General by General railway signal company (1913)
"bridge circuit CLOSER Ten way, controlling ten circuits. ... OPERATION OF BRIDGE CIRCUIT CLOSER The GRS bridge circuit closer with centering device is shown ..."
7. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"This includes in the first place a large number of instruments, in which a stretched wire forms the whole or part of the bridge circuit, connexion with ..."