Glossary Definition for Sense Resistor

Glossary Term: Sense Resistor 

Definition

A resistor placed in a current path to allow the current to be measured. The voltage across the sense resistor is proportional to the current that is being measured and an amplifier produces a voltage or current that drives the measurement.
Synonyms
  • Sense-Resister
  • Sense-Resistor
  • Sense Resister
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