light-emitting resistor

<electronics, humour>

(LER, from "light-emitting diode") A resistor in the final stages of burning up.

(Though intended as purely humorous, the term could sensibly describe the filament of a common incandescent electric light bulb).

See also SED.

Last updated: 1996-02-06

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