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tickler coil

noun, Electronics, Radio.
1.
the coil by which the plate circuit of a vacuum tube is inductively coupled with the grid circuit in the process of regeneration.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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tickler coil

noun
1.
a small inductance coil connected in series in the anode circuit of a valve and magnetically coupled to a coil in the grid circuit to provide feedback
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