part
  • Any piece, item, component, portion, or subdivision of a whole.
  • A part (1) which can be individually removed or replaced from a whole.
  • Any of the electrical elements which compose a circuit. These may include resistors, capacitors, transistors, generators, electron tubes, and so on. Each part has terminals which allow it to be connected to the conducting path. Also called circuit component, component (2), electrical element, or electrical component.

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