Resistance box

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(Elec.) a rheostat consisting of a box or case containing a number of resistance coils of standard values so arranged that they can be combined in various ways to afford more or less resistance.

See also: Resistance

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The RM8 eight decade resistance box has double pole switching to minimise the effects of contact resistance.
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