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A resistor made of semiconductors having resistance that varies rapidly and predictably with temperature.
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(Electronics) a semiconductor device having a resistance that decreases rapidly with an increase in temperature. It is used for temperature measurement, to compensate for temperature variations in a circuit, etc
[C20: from thermo- + (res)istor]
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therm•is•tor(θərˈmɪs tər, ˈθɜr mə stər)
a resistor whose resistance decreases with increases in temperature.
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|Noun||1.||thermistor - a semiconductor device made of materials whose resistance varies as a function of temperature; can be used to compensate for temperature variation in other components of a circuit|
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n (Tech) → Heißleiter m, → Thermistor m
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n. termistor, tipo de termómetro para medir cambios mínimos en la temperatura.
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