resistance coil


resistance coil
noun
: a coil of wire introduced into an electrical circuit to provide resistance

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resistance coil noun
A coil of wire used to offer resistance to the passage of electricity
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Main Entry:resist

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resistance coil,
a coil or wire made of metal that has a high resistance, used especially for measuring resistance, reducing voltage or amperage, and producing heat.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Resistance coil — Resistance Re*sist ance ( ans), n. [F. r[ e]sistance, LL. resistentia, fr. resistens, entis, p. pr. See {Resist}.] 1. The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active. [1913 Webster] When King Demetrius saw that . . . no resistance was made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • resistance coil — resistor which transforms electrical energy into heat energy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Resistance — Re*sist ance ( ans), n. [F. r[ e]sistance, LL. resistentia, fr. resistens, entis, p. pr. See {Resist}.] 1. The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active. [1913 Webster] When King Demetrius saw that . . . no resistance was made against him,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Resistance box — Resistance Re*sist ance ( ans), n. [F. r[ e]sistance, LL. resistentia, fr. resistens, entis, p. pr. See {Resist}.] 1. The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active. [1913 Webster] When King Demetrius saw that . . . no resistance was made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Resistance thermometer — Resistance thermometers, also called resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), are temperature sensors that exploit the predictable change in electrical resistance of some materials with changing temperature. As they are almost invariably made of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Coil — Winding redirects here. For other uses, see Winding (disambiguation). For other uses, see Coil (disambiguation). A coil is a series of loops. A coiled coil is a structure in which the coil itself is in turn also looping. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • coil — coil1 coilable, adj. coilability, n. /koyl/, v.t. 1. to wind into continuous, regularly spaced rings one above the other: to coil a wire around a pencil. 2. to wind on a flat surface into rings one around the other: He coiled the rope on the deck …   Universalium

  • resistance — /ri zis teuhns/, n. 1. the act or power of resisting, opposing, or withstanding. 2. the opposition offered by one thing, force, etc., to another. 3. Elect. a. Also called ohmic resistance. a property of a conductor by virtue of which the passage… …   Universalium


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