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therm·is·tor

 (thûr′mĭs′tər)
n.
A resistor made of semiconductors having resistance that varies rapidly and predictably with temperature.

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thermistor

(θɜːˈmɪstə)
n
(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)

n.
a resistor whose resistance decreases with increases in temperature.
[1935–40; therm- + (res) istor]
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Noun1.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
semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductor - a conductor made with semiconducting material
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Translations

thermistor

n (Tech) → Heißleiter m, → Thermistor m
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therm·is·tor

n. termistor, tipo de termómetro para medir cambios mínimos en la temperatura.
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The thermistor probes used for this system have a nominal resistance of 30 k[ohms] at 25 [degrees]C and a typical temperature coefficient of -130 [ohms]/[degrees]C at 25 [degrees]C.
Thermistors differ from resistance temperature detectors (RTD) in that the material used in a thermistor is generally a ceramic or polymer, while RTDs use pure metals.
The resistance curve for a 100-[Ohm] Vishay NTCLE100E3101 thermistor is shown in Figure 2, and the high sensitivity compared to that of either an RTD or a TC is easy to see.
This type of circuit uses a typical Wheatstone bridge circuit to measure the thermistor resistance.
Coefficients [A.sub.0], [A.sub.1], and [A.sub.3] were calculated from the thermistor calibration results.
Thermistor is inexpensive and easily-obtainable temperature sensors.it is very easy to use and adaptable.
The rats were then subjected to two incremental exercise sessions, and operated animals were evaluated with or without the insertion of a thermistor through the guide cannula.