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rheostat

noun [C] uk   /ˈriː.ə.stæt/  us   /-oʊ-/ specialized
a device used to control and change the flow of electric current through a machine such as an electric light
Translations of “rheostat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 變阻器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变阻器…
(Definition of rheostat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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