Definition for power dissipation


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POWER DISSIPATION
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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
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