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wire-wound resistor

[wahyuh r-wound] /ˈwaɪərˌwaʊnd/
noun, Electricity
1.
a resistor consisting of a wire with a high resistance wound in a coil around a cylindrical core of insulating material.
Also, wirewound resistor.
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