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Meaning of wire-wound resistor

wire'-wound resis'tor

Pronunciation: (wīr'wound"), [key]
— Elect. Elect.
  1. a resistor consisting of a wire with a high resistance wound in a coil around a cylindrical core of insulating material.
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