Noun(1) resistor for regulating current
(1) If your bathroom is bright, consider installing a rheostat (dimmer switch) or washing up by the light of a night light.(2) We observed females from distances of 3-20 m with binoculars and a headlamp dimmed with a rheostat to the point where the female was just visible.(3) Indirect lighting with rheostat control was provided.(4) Turn mixture to OFF and manual generator voltage switch rheostat to NORMAL.(5) The 80 mm fan is controlled either automatically based on your BIOS settings, or manually via a rheostat control on the rear of the unit.(6) They often use a rheostat , which is similar to a humidistat, so that not only can you predetermine the level of humidity you want, but also allow the machine to adjust intelligently to overall humidity.(7) Noise is controlled by the optional rheostat , which does lower the noise.(8) The control panel consists of a sensitivity rheostat switch, an annunciator light, which also functions as a mute button to turn off the audible warning, and a green power-on light.(9) An ideal situation would be a very bright bulb attached to a rheostat , so that the desired illumination level could be chosen as required.(10) A rheostat , aka potentiometer or variable resistor is exactly that - a resistor that limits the current passing through it at a varying level - in this case, depending on the position of a rotating knob.(11) These units were equipped with a cab signal system as well as a slow speed rheostat to control speed down to 2 Ôö¼┬ó mph.(12) The light started to brighten as if turned by a rheostat .(13) Our maintainers determined recent rain, combined with chafed insulation on the wiring behind the formation-lights rheostat , had created a short circuit.(14) When using a bright field microscope, adjust the light so that it is very dim by racking the condenser down, closing the diaphragm and keeping the rheostat at its lowest setting.(15) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified in normal cells that a common metabolic enzyme, which acts as a rheostat of cellular conditions, also controls cell replication.(16) Liam recommends using a 15 watt bulb, mounted on the ceiling and connected through a rheostat , for making flash exposures, but in his correspondence with me has also noted that he had to recalibrate flash times when he changed bulbs.
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