What is another word for resistor?

151 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹɪsˈɪstə], [ ɹɪsˈɪstə], [ ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈɪ_s_t_ə]

A resistor is an electronic component that is used to resist the flow of electric current. It is an essential part of almost every electronic circuit. There are several synonyms for the word "resistor," including resistance, impedance, load, and attenuator. Resistance is the measure of the opposition to the flow of electric current, while impedance is the measure of the opposition that a circuit encounters to the flow of alternating current. Load is the term used to describe the amount of power that a device consumes. Attenuator is a term used to describe an electronic component that weakens or reduces the strength of a signal passing through it.

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Usage examples for Resistor

I'd come back here to get a small resistor, and all of a sudden there he was."
"Unwise Child"
Gordon Randall Garrett
1,300 feet of phosphor-bronze wire was stretched 12 feet above the ground on ten poles spaced equally along the full length of the wire which was earthed at the far end through a non-inductive resistor.
"The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View"
Norman F. Joly

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