resistor

noun re·sis·tor \ ri-ˈzis-tər \

Definition of resistor

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

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First Known Use of resistor

1876


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resistor

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Definition of resistor for English Language Learners

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


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