Nichrome
trademark — used for an alloy of nickel, chromium, and iron

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nichrome — is a non magnetic alloy of nickel, chromium, and often iron, usually used as a resistance wire. Patented in 1905, it is the oldest documented form of resistance heating alloy. A common alloy is 80% nickel and 20% chromium, by mass, but there are… …   Wikipedia

  • nichrome — [ nikrom ] n. m. • 1920; n. déposé , de nickel et chrome ♦ Techn. Alliage de nickel et de chrome, avec un peu de fer. ⇒NICHROME, subst. masc. TECHNOL. Alliage de nickel et de chrome (et parfois d aluminium) utilisé surtout pour fabriquer des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nichrome — [nī′krōm΄] trademark for any of several alloys of nickel, chromium, etc. that have a high electrical resistance, used in the heating coils of appliances, in high temperature furnaces, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Nichrome® — /nīˈkrōm/ noun Trademark for a nickel chromium alloy with high electrical resistance and ability to withstand high temperatures …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nichrome — Le nichrome est un alliage non magnétique de nickel et de chrome. Un alliage souvent rencontré est composé à 800% de nickel et à 2000% de chrome, mais il en existe plusieurs autres pour satisfaire les diverses applications. Il est de couleur gris …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nichrome — nichromas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. nichrome vok. Chromnickel, f; Nichrom, n rus. нихром, m pranc. nichrome, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • nichrome — nichromas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. nichrome vok. Chromnickel, n; Nichrom, n rus. нихром, m; хромникель, m pranc. nichrome, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • nichrome — nichromas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis 65–80% Ni ir 15–30% Cr lydinys, dažnai su Si, Al priedais. atitikmenys: angl. nichrome rus. нихром ryšiai: sinonimas – chromnikelis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Nichrome — /nuy krohm /, Trademark. a brand name for a nickel base alloy, containing chromium and iron, having high electrical resistance and stability at high temperatures. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nichrome — noun An alloy of nickel and chromium, typically 80% nickel and 20% chromium, used to make heating elements …   Wiktionary

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