/theuhr mis"teuhr, therr"meuh steuhr/, n. Electronics.
a resistor whose action depends upon changes of its resistance material with changes in temperature.
[1935-40; THERM- + (RES)ISTOR]

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      electrical- resistance element made of a semiconducting material consisting of a mixture of oxides of manganese and nickel; its resistance varies with temperature. Thermistors (temperature-sensitive, or thermal, resistors) are used as temperature-measuring devices and in electrical circuits to compensate for temperature variations of other components. They are also used to measure radio-frequency power and radiant power, such as infrared and visible light.

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