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Rheostat meaning

rheostat - 2 dictionary results

rheostat - examples of usage

  1. The old watchman pulled a lever on the starting rheostat of the motor which responded with a sudden jar and then a low purr. - "Danger at the Drawbridge", Mildred A. Wirt.
  2. Buy a storage battery and a small slide- wire rheostat, that is variable resistance, to use in the filament circuit. - "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
  3. You can assemble a resistance which will do fairly well if you will buy a small rheostat which will give a resistance varying by steps of ten ohms from zero to one hundred ohms. - "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
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