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- n. A variable resistor made up of a short length of very fine wire (usually platinum) having a positive temperature coefficient.
- n. A contentious person, quarreler, or fighter.
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About some words there can be no doubt; and therefore when a modern editor of Fuller’s _Church History_ complacently announces that he has allowed himself in such changes as ‘dirige’ into ‘dirge’, ‘barreter’ into ‘barrister’, ‘synonymas’ into