a ferrite magnetic core used in a .
- Ferrite core memory
storage (Or “core”) An early form of non-volatile storage built (by hand) from tiny rings of magnetisable material threaded onto very fine wire to form large (e.g. 13″x13″ or more) rectangluar arrays. Each core stored one bit of data. These were sandwiched between printed circuit boards(?). Sets of wires ran horizontally and vertically and where […]
- Ferrite-rod aerial
noun 1. a type of aerial, normally used in radio reception, consisting of a small coil of wire mounted on a ferrite core, the coil serving as a tuning inductance
[fer-i-tn] /ˈfɛr ɪ tn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an amber-colored, crystalline protein, found in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow, that consists of combined with a ferric hydroxide-ferric phosphate complex and that stores iron for use in metabolism. /ˈfɛrɪtɪn/ noun 1. (biochem) a protein that contains iron and plays a part in the storage of iron […]
1. variant of : ferroconcrete. In chemical terminology, the meanings of and are specialized to correspond to ferric and ferrous. combining form 1. indicating a property of iron or the presence of iron: ferromagnetism, ferromanganese 2. indicating the presence of iron in the divalent state: ferrocyanide Compare ferri- before vowels ferr-, word-forming element indicating the […]