resister vs resistor : Common Errors in English


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

  • n  an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
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  • The Main Reason 'Hearthstone' Will Be Blizzard's Next Cash Cow
    Daniel Tack wrote a really great article yesterday on how Hearthstone could "change the PC gaming landscape." While I agree with all his points, I did think he left out one I wanted to touch on specifically, the game's use of tactile feedback to encourage spending. It's a trick that's worked on me, a normally stoic resister of microtransactions, and one I think will work on millions of others ...
    Oct. 24, 2013 - Forbes
  • 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
    June 19, 2013 - PRWeb

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - ThomasNet