wire-wound resistor


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wire-wound resistor

[′wīr ¦wau̇nd ri′zis·tər]
(electricity)
A resistor employing as the resistance element a length of high-resistance wire or ribbon, usually Nichrome, wound on an insulating form.
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Lee at NIST for designing and constructing the wire-wound resistor, and constructing the auxiliary transformer and drive and out balances, R.