protective resistance

protective resistance

[prə′tek·tiv ri′zis·təns]
(electronics)
Resistance used in series with a gas tube or other device to limit current flow to a safe value.
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shared protective resistance gained through community and collective
1] closes the measurement circuit through a protective resistance [19] so high that for normal connection of the unknown cell and the reference cell the deflection will be small; seldom greater than 10 mm.
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