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resistor

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noun re·sis·tor \ri-ˈzis-tər\

Simple Definition of resistor

  • : a device that is used to control the flow of electricity in an electric circuit

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of resistor

  1. :  a device that has electrical resistance and that is used in an electric circuit for protection, operation, or current control

1905

First Known Use of resistor

1905


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