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2-3-090

A threadlike conductor, usually of tungsten (or of carbon), which is heated to incandescence by the passage of an electric current.

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Reference: C.I.E.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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