divertor

noun
di·​ver·​tor
variants: or diverter \ -​tə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of divertor

: a resistor used to divert part of an electric current (as one connected in shunt with the series winding or with the commutating-pole winding of a machine)

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“Divertor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divertor. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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