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light-emitting resistor

light-emitting resistor in Technology

electronics, humour
(LER, from "light-emitting diode") A resistor in the final stages of burning up.
(Though intended as purely humorous, the term could sensibly describe the filament of a common incandescent electric light bulb).
See also SED.
(1996-02-06)

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