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English definition of “resistor”

resistor

noun [C]     /rɪˈzɪs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/ specialized
a part of an electrical circuit designed to produce a particular amount of resistance to the flow of current Electricity and electronicsElectrical components and circuitry
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