resistance element

resistance element

[ri′zis·təns ‚el·ə·mənt]
(electricity)
An element of resistive material in the form of a grid, ribbon, or wire, used singly or built into groups to form a resistor for heating purposes, as in an electric soldering iron.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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