**POWER DISSIPATION** What is power dissipation in electronics? Read the following to find out:
power dissipation
the product of voltage and current in a resistor or other nonreactivedevice. Rate at which heat is produced within a device.
**Another definition of power dissipation:** The product of voltage and current in a resistor or other nonreactive device. Rate at which heat is produced within a device.
**Other electronic terms somewhat related to power dissipation** foldback current limiting switching regulator
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