from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device used to control current in an electric circuit by providing resistance.
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- n. One who resists, especially a person who fights against an occupying army.
- n. An electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
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