Resistance frame

Resistance frame
Resistance frame Re*sist"ance frame` (Elec.) A rheostat consisting of an open frame on which are stretched spirals of wire. Being freely exposed to the air, they radiate heat rapidly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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