Definition of resistor in English:


Syllabification: re·sis·tor
Pronunciation: /riˈzistər


  • A device having a designed resistance to the passage of an electric current.
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    • Usually this circuit consist of only resistors and capacitors.
    • In those days computers consisted mainly of transistors, resistors, diodes, capacitors and miles of wiring.
    • The component preforms may include resistors, capacitors, and inductors.

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