Definition of Manganin

1. Noun. Any of several alloys of copper, manganese and nickel used in the manufacture of electrical resistors because of the thermal stability of their resistance ¹



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Definition of Manganin

1. an alloy of copper, manganese, and nickel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manganin

manganeses
manganesian
manganesic
manganesious
manganesium
manganesous
manganetic
mangangordonite
manganhumite
mangani-
manganian
manganic
manganic acid
manganiferous
manganimetry
manganin (current term)
manganins
manganism
manganite
manganites
manganium
manganlotharmeyerite
mangano-
manganoan
manganochromite
manganocolumbite
manganocummingtonite
manganogrunerite
manganokhomyakovite
manganolangbeinite

Literary usage of Manganin

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1. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"The percentage increase of resistance at 20° C. was found to be -022 per degree '. 19.] manganin. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"The percentage increase of resistance at 20° C. was found to be .022 per degree '. 19.] manganin. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"This suggests that one of the difficulties with manganin is slow surface action or ... Further, the changes in manganin resistances seem to be more or less ..."

4. Reports of the Committee on Electrical Standards Appointed by the British by Frank Edward Smith (1913)
"In 1903 the resistances were measured of some manganin coils (1 to 5000 ... Many manganin coils in other boxes are known, however, to have changed very ..."

5. Modern American Telephony in All Its Branches by Arthur Bessey Smith (1912)
"measuring very small resistances where fractions of an ohm are involved. A metre length of manganin wire (39.37 inches) ww is connected ..."

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