a device designed to introduce resistance into an electric circuit.
an electrical component designed to introduce a known value of resistance into a circuit
A device used in electrical circuits to maintain a constant relation between current flow and voltage. Resistors are used to step up or lower the voltage at different points in a circuit and to transform a current signal into a voltage signal or vice versa, among other uses. The electrical behavior of a resistor obeys Ohm’s law for a constant resistance; however, some resistors are sensitive to heat, light, or other variables. ◇ Variable resistors, or rheostats, have a resistance that may be varied across a certain range, usually by means of a mechanical device that alters the position of one terminal of the resistor along a strip of resistant material. The length of the intervening material determines the resistance. Mechanical variable resistors are also called potentiometers, and are used in the volume knobs of audio equipment and in many other devices. Compare capacitor. See more at Ohm’s law.
noun 1. a fabric-printing method in which a dye-resistant substance is applied to certain specified areas of the material prior to immersion in a dye bath and subsequently removed so as to permit the original hue to act as a pattern against the colored ground.
verb (used with or without object), resat [ree-sat] /riˈsæt/ (Show IPA), resitting. 1. to retake (a test or examination). Compare sit1 (defs 15, 20). noun 2. a test or examination that is retaken. verb (transitive) (riːˈsɪt) -sits, -sitting, -sat 1. to sit (an examination) again noun (ˈriːsɪt) 2. an examination taken again by a person […]
noun 1. an industrial city in the Banat, W Romania.
noun 1. the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin. 2. the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy. 3. Computers. website. verb (used with object), sited, siting. […]