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Tell Me, What Is A Capacitor?

In really simple terms, a capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component used to store energy electrostatically in an electric field. A capacitor holds a charge, similar to how a bucket holds water. The world’s first capacitor was in the shape of a jar and was  named the Leyden jar. Invented in the 18th century, it was a glass […]