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Nichrome

[nahy-krohm] /ˈnaɪˌkroʊm/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for a nickel-base alloy, containing chromium and iron, having high electrical resistance and stability at high temperatures.
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Nichrome

/ˈnaɪkrəʊm/
noun
1.
trademark any of various alloys containing nickel, iron, and chromium, with smaller amounts of other components. It is used in electrical heating elements, furnaces, etc
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