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1. resistor

noun. an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current.

Synonyms

  • resistance
  • electrical device
  • potential divider
  • rheostat
  • variable resistor
  • circuit
  • voltage divider
  • electric circuit
  • electrical circuit
  • ballast
  • barretter

Antonyms

  • responsiveness
  • open circuit
  • closed circuit
  • stay in place

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2. ballast

noun. ['ˈbæləst'] any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship.

Synonyms

  • material

Antonyms

  • responsiveness
  • destabilize

3. ballast

verb. ['ˈbæləst'] make steady with a ballast.

Synonyms

  • brace
  • steady
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • insecure
  • unsteadily
  • insulator
  • conductor

4. ballast

noun. ['ˈbæləst'] coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads.

Synonyms

  • crushed rock

Antonyms

  • irresolute
  • infrequent

5. ballast

noun. ['ˈbæləst'] a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations).

Synonyms

  • resistance
  • resistor
  • barretter

Antonyms

  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • uneven

6. ballast

noun. ['ˈbæləst'] an attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals; something that steadies the mind or feelings.

Antonyms

  • unstable

7. ballast

noun. ['ˈbæləst'] an electrical device for starting and regulating fluorescent and discharge lamps.

Synonyms

  • electrical device

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • weaken

Example sentences of the word ballast-resistor


1. Noun Phrase
When used in conjugation with a lamp the ballast resistor prevents the light from drawing too much electricity and burning out.

2. Noun Phrase
Route the other end of the wire to one terminal of the ballast resistor.

3. Noun Phrase
Connect the red and black alligator clips of the multimeter to the two screws of the ballast resistor.

4. Noun Phrase
Use the can of compressed air to blow out any accumulated dust in the projector's interior and around the ballast resistor.

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