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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Resistor for regulating current.

Usage examples (37)
  • Fan switching is relatively easy however RPM control is not, for this you needed called a rheostat baybus.
  • Dr. Wang, with CUMC's Dr. Shigeo Takaishi, and their colleagues, argue that gastrin may serve as a "rheostat" for the stomach.
  • More recently a new "rheostat" model argues that the responsiveness of each NK cell is tuned by the input of inhibitory receptors
  • 'rheostat' when the regulatory mechanism operates in a graduated, or quantitative, manner. for more
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