HyperDic: thermistor

English > 1 sense of the word thermistor:
NOUNartifactthermistor, thermal resistora semiconductor device made of materials whose resistance varies as a function of temperature
English > thermistor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Synonymthermal resistor
Broadersemiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductorA conductor made with semiconducting material
Spanishtermistor
Catalantermistor

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