transconductance: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (trans"kun-duk'tuns), [key]
— n. Electronics.
  1. the ratio of a small change in anode current of an electron tube at a certain level of output to the corresponding small change of control-electrode voltage, usually expressed in mhos or micromhos.
  2. (loosely) the amplification factor of a tube divided by its anode resistance.
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