flexible resistor

flexible resistor

[‚flek·sə·bəl ri′zis·tər]
(electricity)
A wire-wound resistor having the appearance of a flexible lead; made by winding the Nichrome resistance wire around a length of asbestos or other heat-resistant cord, then covering the winding with asbestos and braided insulating covering.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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