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1The passage or transfer of something through or beyond a specified point or stage.‘the feedthrough to further education’
2An electrical connector used to join two parts of a circuit on opposite sides of something, such as a circuit board or an earthing screen.
- ‘A capacitor sheet includes a laminate sheet, interface-connection feedthrough conductors for electrically connecting faces of the laminate sheet, and capacitor-connection feedthrough conductors.’
- ‘In both embodiments, interconnections between electronic components forming the electronic circuit are made without the use of glass feedthroughs which greatly simplifies the cost and complexity of the package.’
- ‘Each interconnect includes a feedthrough center pin protruding through an opening formed in the metal bottom wall, with isolation provided by a dielectric feedthrough insulator.’
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