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  1. ballast resistor, ballast, barretter(noun)

    a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)

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  1. ballast resistor(Noun)

    An electrical resistor whose resistance varies with the current passing through it, and thus tends to maintain a constant current

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