Anticoherer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anticoherer (Wireless Teleg) A device, one form of which consists of a scratched deposit of silver on glass, used in connection with the receiving apparatus for reading wireless signals. The electric waves falling on this contrivance increase its resistance several times. The anticoherer can be used in conjunction with a telephone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anticoherer A device which, like a coherer, is a detector of electric waves, but whose resistance is increased by them.
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