litz wire

\ ˈlits- \

Definition of litz wire

: a wire composed of individually enameled copper strands braided together to reduce skin effect and consequent high-frequency resistance

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History and Etymology for litz wire

partial translation of German litzendraht, from litze braid, cord, lace + draht wire

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“Litz wire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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