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An alloy of nickel with chromium (10 to 20 per cent) and sometimes iron (up to 25 per cent), used chiefly in high-temperature applications such as electrical heating elements: [as modifier]: Nichrome wire
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- Not that they are always so inclined - physics students still ask about the ‘nichrome wire’ experiment.
- We can help you determine the proper size and configuration of nichrome for your equipment.
- Try thicker nichrome wire, or more simply make the span shorter with more supports between hanging objects.
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