varistor
  • A semiconductor device which serves as a variable resistor. It resistance value is determined by its input voltage, and an example is a metal-oxide varistor. Also called voltage-dependent resistor, variable resistor (2), voltage-controlled resistor, or adjustable resistor (2).
  • synonym variable resistor
  • synonym voltage-controlled resistor
  • synonym voltage-dependent resistor

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