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square-law

[skwair-law] /ˈskwɛərˌlɔ/
adjective, Electronics.
1.
of or pertaining to an electronic circuit or device that produces an output voltage proportional to the square of its input voltage over the range of input voltages for which it is designed to function:
square-law detector.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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