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nichrome

División en sílabas: ni·chrome
Pronunciación: /ˈnīkrōm
 
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(also Nichrome)

Definición de nichrome en inglés:

sustantivo

trademark
An alloy of nickel with chromium (10 to 20 percent) and sometimes iron (up to 25 percent), used chiefly in high-temperature applications such as electrical heating elements.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origen

early 20th century: blend of nickel and chrome.

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