Resistor vs. Thermistor

Resistor vs. Thermistor — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Resistor and Thermistor

Resistornoun

A device used to control current in an electric circuit by providing resistance.

Thermistornoun

A resistor made of semiconductors having resistance that varies rapidly and predictably with temperature.

Resistornoun

One who resists, especially a person who fights against an occupying army.

Thermistornoun

a resistor whose resistance varies rapidly and predictably with temperature and as a result can be used to measure temperature.

Resistornoun

An electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it.

Thermistornoun

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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Resistornoun

an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current