Definition of resistor in English:

resistor

noun

Physics
  • A device having resistance to the passage of an electric current.

    • ‘The component preforms may include resistors, capacitors, and inductors.’
    • ‘Switching frequency can be set externally (using a resistor and capacitor) from 100 to 600kHz.’
    • ‘Usually this circuit consist of only resistors and capacitors.’
    • ‘Without such a surface finish, the electronic components like transistors, resistors, capacitors and chips could not be fixed and electrically connected to the circuit.’
    • ‘In those days computers consisted mainly of transistors, resistors, diodes, capacitors and miles of wiring.’

Pronunciation

resistor

/rɪˈzɪstə/