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(rē-zis'tŏr, -tōr),
An element included in an electric circuit to provide resistance to the flow of current.
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Coils and electrical resistors were included in the discharge circuit to easier modify the machining parameters within electrochemical discharge grinding process (Kuromatsu, 1984).
During the war many of the skilled workers joined the armed forces, but production of Doughty Birds continued, the firm keen to continue to earn much needed income while concentrating on such products as electrical resistors and spark plugs.
Interest in green issues has boosted HVR International, which has been making components for wind turbines for a few years in addition to its core business exporting high-voltage electrical resistors.
The heat conduction resistance and heat transfer resistance are associated to electrical resistors. The heat capacity corresponds to the electrical capacity.

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