resister vs resistor : Common Errors in English

About resister vs resistor

A resistor is part of an electrical circuit; a person who resistssomething is a “resister."

resister Meaning(s)

  • (n) someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
  • (n) someone who offers opposition

resistor Meaning(s)

  • (n) an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

resister in News

  • Radius Engineering International Inc. Tornado-Resistant Storm Shelters

    Protect, survive, and recover with the #1 manufacturer of underground shelter protection. Radius Engineering International Inc. introduces their latest models of Twister Resister Storm Shelters, "Shelters in the Time of Storm." (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 19, 2013 Source: PRWeb

resistor in News

  1. Vishay Intertechnology Announces Acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a Specialty Resistor Company

    Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. , one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, today announced the acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a manufacturer of specialty resistors for professional market segments.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Diodes Incorporated Improves Power Density with Integrated High-Voltage Regulator Transistors

    Diodes Incorporated , a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today announced the monolithic integration of a transistor, Zener diode and resistor into a standard SOT89 package.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Fusing Resistors feature pulse capability.

    With power rating of 1 W, TPR Series Temperature Protection Fusing Resistors safely interrupt open circuits up to 250 Vac and completely isolate circuit after quickly fusing to overload. Units feature pulse capability of wirewound resistors and are approved by UL1412 safety standards. Operating from -40 to +150°C with resistance values of 2 Ω to 10 kΩ at 5% tolerance, resistors are ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: ThomasNet

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