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Resistors Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Resistors Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A resistor is a limiter of the electrical current that flows through a circuit. Resistance is the restriction of current. Often in a resistor the electrons that pass through the resistor are changed to various kinds of energy. The most common forms of energy that electrons are converted to are heat and light. For example, in a light bulb there is a resistor made of tungsten which converts the electrons into light.

Resistors can be linked in various combinations to help make a circuit:



Resistors Sample Sentences in News


  • Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Leading Military-Qualified Resistors and Custom Magnetics at CMSE 2015
    Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today announced that the company will be showcasing its extensive offering of military-qualified resistors and custom magnetics capabilities at the 2015 Components for Military and Space Electronics conference and exhibition. Read more on this news related to 'Resistors'
  • Riedon Resistors Inc is ISO 9001:2008 Certified
    Riedon Resistors Inc is ISO 9001:2008 Certified (PRWeb March 24, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12596740.htm Read more on this news related to 'Resistors'
  • Stackpole's RMCF Series of Thick Film Chip Resistors Now AEC-Q200-Qualified
    RALEIGH, NC — Stackpole Electronics, Inc. today announced that the RMCF Series of thick film chip resistors has been qualified to AEC-Q200 for sizes from 0402 through 2512. Per AEC-Q200, the resistors must have an operating temperature range of -55 degree C to 150 degree C and survive a wide range of electrical and... Read more on this news related to 'Resistors'

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