posistor

posistor

[pä′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A thermistor having a large positive resistance-temperature characteristic.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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